Top-ranked Djokovic beats Monfils to reach Toronto final
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 31, 2016 09:57 AM
Djokovic will face off against Kei Nishikori in the Rogers Cup final (FILE/ AP Photo).TORONTO (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat 10th-seeded Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday night to reach the Rogers Cup final and improve to 12-0 against the Frenchman.
The winner in 2007, 2011 and 2012 in the hardcourt event that rotates between Toronto and Montreal, Djokovic will face third-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan on Sunday. Nishikori beat second-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 7-6 (6), 6-1 in the first semifinal.
Djokovic has six victories this year and 65 overall. The 29-year-old Serb has 12 Grand Slam titles, winning this year in Australia and France. Monfils was coming off a victory last week in Washington.