Murray to face Djokovic in French Open final

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Murray to face Djokovic in French Open final

Andy Murray has reached the French Open final and becomes the first British man to do so since Bunny Austin in 1937.

The second seeded Scott outplayed defending champion Stan Wawrinka in four sets (6-4 6-2 4-6 6-2).

In Sunday’s showpiece match he will meet world number one Novak Djokovic who comfortably saw off Austrian 13th seed Dominic Thiem (6-2 6-1 6-4).

Both Murray and Djokovic are hunting a first Roland Garros title.

Women’s world number one Serena Williams remains on track for a 22nd career grand slam title to equal Steffi Graf’s haul.

The American battled past Dutch player Kiki Bertens 7-6, 6-4 to set up a French Open final against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza who was in fine form in her semi sweeping aside former finalist Sam Stosur of Australia 6-2 6-4.