Result: Novak Djokovic beats David Ferrer in four sets

Result: Djokovic edges Ferrer in semi-final
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Novak Djokovic wins his US Open semi-final against David Ferrer in four sets to set up a final against Andy Murray on Monday night.

Novak Djokovic produced a determined comeback to edge David Ferrer in four sets in a tense semi-final at Flushing Meadows.

The defending champion lost the first set 6-2 as the Spaniard made an inspired start.

Djokovic recovered brilliantly and leveled the match with a 6-1 domination in the second.

Ferrer applied pressure in the third set but went down 6-4 after a single break of serve.

The Serb pressed home his advantage with an early break in the fourth set, and finished the job with ruthless efficiency to close the match out 2-6 6-1 6-4 6-2.

Djokovic advances to meet Andy Murray in tomorrow night's final at Flushing Meadows, in the Scot's fifth Grand Slam final appearance.

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