Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray at US Open

  • 4 September 2014
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Andy Murray: "I can do better"

Novak Djokovic saw off Britain's Andy Murray in a tense late-night contest to reach the US Open semi-finals.

The world number one came through 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (1-7) 6-2 6-4 in a match that lasted three hours and 32 minutes.

Djokovic will now play Japanese 10th seed Kei Nishikori in the last four on Friday.

More from the match:

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Image caption Murray peaked in the second set but appeared to tire in the third and fourth
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Image caption Murray feels the pain in the fourth set
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Image caption Under the guidance of coach Boris Becker, Djokovic won 71% of net points
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Image caption Murray hit more winners - 47 to 46 - but also more unforced errors 65 to 48
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Image caption Djokovic: "We both gave our best and at times the tennis was not nice"