37°C / 17°C
  • Thu
  • 37°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 36°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 36°C
  • 20°C
  • Sun
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Mon
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 32°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 22°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 22°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 22°C
  • Sun
  • 28°C
  • 23°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 23°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 23°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 30°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 31°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 31°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 32°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 29°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 30°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 18°C
  • Sun
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 35°C
  • 19°C
  • Tue
  • 34°C
  • 21°C
  • Thu
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 16°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 15°C
  • Tue
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 23°C
  • 19°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 20°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 19°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 32°C
  • 19°C
  • Mon
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Tue
  • 35°C
  • 22°C
  • Thu
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Fri
  • 35°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 35°C
  • 19°C
  • Sun
  • 35°C
  • 20°C
  • Mon
  • 36°C
  • 19°C
  • Tue
  • 36°C
  • 23°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 18°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 21°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 31°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 33°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 33°C
  • 18°C

Djokovic eases past Federer

Novak Djokovic thrashed Roger Federer to reach his first French Open final.

Tennis player Novak Djokovic. Picture: AFP
Novak Djokovic,Roger Federer,Rafael Nadal,French Open,2012 French Open
Sport

PARIS - Novak Djokovic swept aside third seed Roger Federer 6-4 7-5 6-3 with a ruthless display of consistent hitting to reach his first French Open final on Friday.

The number one seed capitalised on series of Federer errors to clinch the first set, before the Swiss fought back in the second.

The 16-times grand slam winner went up a double break before Djokovic began to expose Federer's fragile serve to peg back his opponent and then strike decisively in the 12th game of the second set.

With the momentum firmly in his favour, Djokovic broke in the sixth game of the third to set up a mouthwatering final against Rafa Nadal who destroyed compatriot David Ferrer in straight sets.

 

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

comments powered by Disqus