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Tennis: Murray too good for Federer, will meet Djokovic in Australian Open final

Published on Jan 25, 2013 8:49 PM
 
Andy Murray celebrate after beating Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles semi-final match on day 12 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Jan 25, 2013. Murray downed Roger Federer in five sets to reach the final of tennis' Australian Open on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Britain's Andy Murray downed Roger Federer in five sets to reach the final of tennis' Australian Open on Friday.

The US Open champion proved too strong for the Swiss world No. 2, winning 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2 in exactly four hours.

Murray will now face Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final.