Djokovic, Federer reach Cincinnati finals
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Roger Federer overcame an inconsistent serve and beat Swiss countryman Stanislas Wawrinka to reach the finals of the Western & Southern Open.
He’ll play Novak Djokovic for the title. The Serb beat Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal Saturday, a reprise of their Olympic bronze medal match that the Argentine won.
It’ll be the seventh time that Federer and Djokovic have met in a tournament final and the first time this season.
Federer beat Djokovic for the Cincinnati title in 2009. They’ve split their six finals, with Federer taking their only head-to-head for a Grand Slam — the 2007 U.S. Open.
Federer had the tougher time getting there. Wawrinka came in 0-9 career against top-ranked players. Federer pulled out a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win.
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