Djokovic could face Federer in US Open semifinals

New York: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer could meet in one US Open semifinal, while defending champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray could meet in the other.

The draw for the year`s last Grand Slam tournament is being completed Thursday. Play begins Monday.

The top-ranked Djokovic is 57-2 in 2011, and one of those losses came against Federer in the French Open semifinals.

A year ago at Flushing Meadows, Djokovic beat five-time US Open champion Federer in the semifinals.

The possible men`s quarterfinals are No. 1-seeded Djokovic against No. 7 Gael Monfils, No. 3 Federer against No. 8 Mardy Fish, No. 2 Nadal against No. 5 David Ferrer, and No. 4 Murray against No. 6 Robin Soderling.

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