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  • Serena Williams of the US (R) shakes hands with Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska after Williams won their women's singles semi-final match on day eleven of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2016. (Photo PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images) (Getty)Source: Getty
Day 11 at the Australian Open hosted a blockbuster semi-final between the men’s singles biggest stars plus a confident display from Serena Williams putting her on track for her seventh Melbourne title.
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Christophe Mallet, Dario Castaldo

28 Jan 2016 - 11:53 PM  UPDATED 29 Jan 2016 - 3:35 PM

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Last night Rod Laver Arena saw a highly anticipated semi-final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

 

The 28 year old from Belgrade qualified for his 19th major final winning 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 19 minutes.

It’s the third consecutive slam that Djokovic has beaten Federer in four sets.

 

But the 17th times major winner didn’t lose his self-belief.

On Sunday’s final, the undisputed world number one will be looking for his 6th Australian Open crown against either Andy Murray or Milos Raonic.

 

The women’s singles final contenders were decided when Serena Williams downed Poland’s Agnieska Radwanska 6-0, 6-4.

 

The American is looking for her seventh Australian Open title and her 22nd major.

 

On Saturday, Williams will face German Angelique Kerber, a grand slam first time finalist.

 

The 7th seeded Kerber ended the strong run of Britain’s Johanna Konta, winning in two sets 7-5, 6-2.

 

The 28 year old German clinched the match in 1 hour and 22 minutes.

 

In the men’s doubles, Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares are through to the final after a 6-3, 6-1 win over the French team of Adrian Mannarino and Lucas Pouille.

Their bid for a first Grand Slam title as a team sees them take on 43-year-old Daniel Nestor and 37-year-old Radek Stepanek in Saturday’s final.

The women’s double final will be a contest between number 1 seeds Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza and Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka.