US Open: Murray to face Djokovic today

New York: Andy Murray will play World Number One Novak Djokovic in a US Open quarter-final match on Wednesday, and believes he is close to playing his best tennis after beating Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday.

Murray beat Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to set up a meeting with world number one Novak Djokovic, reports the BBC.

Murray, 27, will go into that match on the back his first win over a top-10 player in 14 months.

Murray had not beaten a top-10 player since last year’s Wimbledon final until Tuesday, and had let a number of strong positions slip away in recent matches, including against Tsonga in Canada last month.

Andy Murray has won two of the last three Grand Slam finals played against Novak Djokovic

He will play Djokovic for the 21st time on Wednesday, with the Serb leading 12-8 and having won four of their last five meetings.

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