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Murray floors Federer in five-set thriller

By Agence France-Presse in Melbourne, Australia ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-01-26 08:22:53

Murray floors Federer in five-set thriller

Britain's Andy Murray faced down his Grand Slam nemesis Roger Federer in an electrifying five-set thriller to reach the Australian Open final on Friday night.

The US Open champion finally ended his run of Grand Slam failures against the Swiss world No 2, winning their semifinal 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2 in exactly four hours.

Murray (pictured) is now into in his third Australian final and will play defending champion Novak Djokovic on Sunday, a rematch of the US Open decider when the Scot won his first Grand Slam title in September.

Murray floors Federer in five-set thriller

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