Murray reaches Australian Open final

ANDY Murray beat David Ferrer in a nail-biting four set match to reach the Australian Open final for the second consecutive year.

Murray, ranked fourth in the world, beat Ferrer 4-6 7-6 (7/2) 6-1 7-6 (7/2).

He now faces big-serving Serbian Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s final.

Djokovic, the world number three, beat reigning champion Roger Federer in the other semi-final.

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