Djokovic demolishes Russian qualifier to make it to 9th Australian Open final
Defending champion Novak Djokovic ended the remarkable run of Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev to ease into his ninth Australian Open final with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win on Thursday.
In one of the more improbable semi-final matchups at a Grand Slam, Djokovic was broken twice by the world number 114 Karatsev but ensured there would be no Russian revolution under the lights of Rod Laver Arena.
Djokovic will face either Stefanos Tsitsipas or Daniil Medvedev in Sunday's final.
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