US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats John Millman, faces Kei Nishikori in semifinal

US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats John Millman, faces Kei Nishikori in semifinal

Novak Djokovic defeated John Millman in straight sets. © AFP


Two-time champion Novak Djokovic finished the John Millman Fairytale US Open on Wednesday, defeating Australian number 55 in straight sets to reserve a semi-final clash with Kei Nishikori. The Serbian star, who finished with a 54-week drought with his 13th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, defeated the stubborn Australian 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach his eleventh US Open semifinal in his last 11 appearances

Nishikori, the twenty-first seed, advanced with a victory of 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-4 over Marin Cilic, the man who beat him in the 2014 final .

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