Novak to face Murray in Canada Masters final!

MONTREAL, ON - AUGUST 14:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his victory against Ernests Gulbis of Latvia during day five of the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on August 14, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Novak Djokovic defeated Ernests Gulbis 5-7, 7-6, 6-1.  (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Nole is one match away from his 4th title in Canada (2007, 2011, 2012).

Three-time former champion Novak Djokovic produced another solid performance on Saturday to beat world no.49 Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-4 and advance into his fourth Rogers Cup final.

The top seed needed 80 minutes to seal his 10th win over the Frenchman in as many meetings. He broke once in each set and did not face a single break point during the match.

“If you have a good head-to-head record against the player you’re facing, it gives you a little bit of a mental edge,” said Djokovic. “In crucial moments, that’s maybe what helped me hit the right shots at the right time.”

Match statistics: aces (4-2), double faults (2-3), winners (12-18), unforced errors (9-24), total points won (65-53).

Novak will face Andy Murray (GBR, 2) on Sunday at 15:00 local time (21:00 CET) in attempt to win his 25th ATP Masters crown. The Brit defeated Kei Nishikori (JPN, 4) in straight sets 6-3, 6-0. Nole has won their last eight meetings (19-8 H2H record).

With victory over Chardy, Djokovic extended his winning streak at the Masters 1000 level to 30 matches. The 28-year-old Belgrade native is attempting to capture a record-tying fifth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event of the year.

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Nole and Janko Tipsarevic lost their doubles match to Daniel Nestor (CAN) and Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 6-3, 1-6, 4-10. With the semi-final appearance in Montreal, Djokovic will climb around 300 places when the ATP doubles rankings are updated on Monday.

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