The semi-final clash at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship has brought an interesting clash between Novak and Karen Khachanov. Nole won 6-4, 6-2.
Novak won the Abu Dhabi title three years in a row from 2011-2013. The world no.1 will be looking to secure an unprecedented fourth title at the annual exhibition tournament
Novak has withdrawn from the Mubadala WTC exhibition event due to pain in his right elbow. The Serbian star was scheduled to return to tennis on Friday, December 29, after being out of the game for nearly six months.
Organisers announced that the three-time champion had withdrawn from the MWTC due to fever.
World no.1 will return to Abu Dhabi for the season-opening Mubadala World Tennis Championship (1-3 January, 2015).