London: World No.3 Andy Murray reached his fourth Queen’s Club final after beating Viktor Troicki 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in a delayed semi-final here on Sunday.
The three-time champion will face South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in the final.
After rain stopped play on Saturday evening, Murray and Troicki resumed with the score at 3-3, advantage Murray.
Murray then broke serve and went on to win in one hour and 38 minutes. Both players fired 31 winners, but Troicki hit six more unforced errors and was unable to capitalise on an early break advantage in the second set.
Murray would force a tie-break and sealed the win in one hour and 38 minutes, tracking down a drop shot and retreating to overcome a Troicki lob in a thrilling first match point.
“I enjoy playing big servers,” Murray said about Anderson.
“It’s always a challenge. The return has always been the strongest part of my game. I will need to return well later if I want to have a chance at winning and I look forward to it.”