Day 10 Quarter Finals Djokovic vs Nishikori Result Australian open 2016 as of Jan 26 Tuesday Novak Djokovic’s quest for a sixth Australian Open title remains on course, after the reigning champion marched into the semi-finals with an emphatic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 triumph over Kei Nishikori on Tuesday.
The win for the world No. 1 means he’ll face Roger Federer in what promises to be an absorbing clash in the final four in Melbourne, Australia.
But after yet another fine performance at the Rod Laver Arena, Djokovic will have high spirits heading into that match, as he seeks to become the only man ever to have won this illustrious title on six occasions.
Nishikori will be left to reflect on another chance at winning a Grand Slam title missed, as he struggled throughout the quarter-final. After emerging from a gruelling five-set thriller with Gilles Simon last time out, all eyes were on Djokovic from the outset to see if there were any signs of fatigue.
But as revered tennis coach Brad Gilbert noted during the early stages of the match, the champion was hitting the ball sweetly in some aggressive early exchanges: