By Efosa Taiwo
Novak Djokovic has defeated world number seven Daniil Medvedev to reach the Adelaide International final.
The 35-year-old who is yet to lose a set in Adelaide, trashed Medvedev 6-3 6-4.
Djokovic will face American Sebastian Korda in Sunday’s final as he intensifies preparations for the Australian Open which begins on January 16.
Djokovic is targeting a 10th title in Melbourne, which would be a men’s record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam win.
Adelaide is world number five Djokovic’s first tournament in Australia since he was deported in 2022 because of his Covid-19 vaccine status. His visa ban has now been overturned.
Korda, 22, advanced to the Adelaide final when Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka retired injured as Korda led 7-6 (7-5) 1-0.
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Source: Vanguard Newspaper