Top seeds to meet in men’s final


June 04, 2016
Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball in the semi-final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, yesterday. Murray won 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.(AP Photo)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Austria's Dominic Thiem during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, on Friday in Paris. (AP Photo)


Novak Djokovic is on the precipice of history once again at the French Open, reaching the final for the fourth time in five years at the only major tournament he hasn't won.

In addition to trying to complete a career Grand Slam, Djokovic will be hoping to accomplish something even more rare winning a fourth consecutive major title, something that hasn't been done by a man since Rod Laver nearly a half-century ago.

On court for the fourth day in a row at rain-logged Roland Garros, the number one-seeded Djokovic raced through his semi-final yesterday with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory over number 13 Dominic Thiem of Austria.

After a welcome day of rest, Djokovic will face number two Andy Murray in tomorrow's final. Murray became the first British man since 1937 to get that far in Paris, ousting defending champion Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.

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