French Open 2013: Rafael Nadal to face Novak Djokovic in semis

Zee Media Bureau

Paris: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash at French Open after winning their respective quarter-final matches on Wednesday.

Djokovic defeated Tommy Haas 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-5 to advance to the last-four in pursuit of the only Grand Slam title missing in his kitty.

In another encounter, defending champion Nadal sailed into the semis with an easy 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 win over Stanislas Wawrinka.

Nadal is looking for a record eighth title at Roland Garros and if the Spaniard succeds, he will become the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam event.