In the evening session, Novak Djokovic produced a stunning display to crush the No. 4 seed David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 29 minutes. The world No. 1 has seldom played better.
It was extraordinary to witness such a highly ranked player left helpless in the face of the brand of tennis he was facing. Djokovic admitted that it was one of the best performances of his career.
"Definitely at this stage of the tournament, playing semifinals against world No. 4, somebody that I have great respect for, great competitor, and being to perform as well as I did, it's incredible."
With two days of rest before Sunday's final, Djokovic will be in a good position to take on either Andy Murray or Roger Federer. "The two-day break definitely serves me well," he said. 'Physically, mentally, emotionally so I can give all my strength for that final."
Djokovic is obviously feeling very relaxed. Apparently of the opinion that the capacity crowd on Rod Laver Arena had not received their mone...