Djokovic beats Gasquet to reach Wimbledon final

Wimbledon, July 10 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet in straight sets to reach the Wimbledon men’s singles final here on Friday.

The World No.1 Serb, also the winner in 2011, won 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 20 minutes and extended his record against the 21st seeded Gasquet to 12-1 at the All England Club, reports Xinhua.

It was Djokovic’s seventh consecutive Wimbledon semifinal and after losing to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final. He looks in form to win a second Grand Slam title in 2015 after the Australian Open victory in January.

The 28-year-old will next take on the winner of the other semifinal between seven-time champion Roger Federer and 2013 winner Andy Murray, which will be held later on Centre Court.

The final will be held on Sunday.

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