Australian Open 2013: Djokovic beats Ferrer to reach final

Updated: Jan 24, 2013, 16:12 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Melbourne: Defending champion Novak Djokovic outplayed David Ferrer, on Thursday, to reach the finals of the Australian Open 2013.

Djokovic dominated the match and eventually beat the Spaniard 6-2, 6-2, 6-1, in a match that lasted an hour and 29 minutes.

Djokovic will compete against the winner of the semi-final clash between Andy Murray and Roger Federer.

Djokovic will be looking to be the first man to win the Australian Open three times in a row.