BNP Paribas Open: Djokovic faces Federer in final after thrashing Murray


INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA: World number one Novak Djokovic thrashed Britain’s Andy Murray 6-2, 6-3 to face World No.2 Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open final on Saturday, reports.

Djokovic broke the British World No. 1 three times to clinch the opening set and the match never seemed to be heading for the third set.

The Serbian was focused right from the start whereas Murray struggled to fight back in the match after consistently making unforced errors in the semi-final.

Meanwhile, four time Indian Wells winner Roger Federer cruised past Canadian Milos Raonic 7-5 6-4 to qualify for his 40th ATP Masters 1000 final, where he will take on the Serbian in a repeat of the last year’s final.

Federer broke Raonic to go 6-5 in the first set of the match.

Federer kept was in total control despite Raonic serving nine aces in the match. The four time champions managed to save the only break point against him in the encounter.