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Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic Semi-final live scores, match updates & live commentary

Novak Djokovic knocks out Roger Federer, 7-6, 6-4, 6-3 to enter his 8th Australian Open final!
Updated: 30 January 2020 16:43 IST - Published: 30 January 2020 11:56 IST
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It is Novak Djokovic who is heading into his eighth Australian Open after he knocks out Roger Federer in straight sets, 7-6, 6-4, 6-3. 

In their 50th encounter, it is Novak Djokovic who has the last laugh. He is eyeing his eighth Australian Open title now. 
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Novak Djokovic admits being nervous and respects Roger for having come out to play despite being hurt today. 
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Roger Federer, exits as a semi-finalist as the crowd gives him a standing ovation as he leads off the court. 

It has been a phenomenal run for Roger but that's all for now. 
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Novak Djokovic wins the match almost effortlessly as he wins it 7-6, 6-4, 6-3!
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Novak Djokovic has MATCH POINT!
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A wonderful forehand cross-court winner as the crowd reacts uproariously! IT IS 30 ALL!
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A brilliant rally from Roger and it is 30-15 with Federer lagging.
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Novak Djokovic seems to be racing ahead to victory. He leads 30-0. 
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Federer does hold but things look extremely precarious now. Novak Djokovic leads 5-3. 

CAN ROGER BREAK HIM NOW?
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Federer leads 30-15 on his own serve. He must hold now. 
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Roger Federer now has to serve to stay in this match. 
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Novak Djokovic holds yet again as he is just one game away from entering his 8th Australian Open final, a feat unparalleled. 
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Roger misses a couple of crucial points and it is 30 ALL.
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Federer hits a daring forehand cross-court winner to emphasize all is not over yet. He leads 30-0 on the Novak Djokovic serve. 
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Novak Djokovic breaks Federer as soon as he gets the opportunity. The Serb leads 4-2. 
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Djokovic has a BREAK POINT on the Roger serve. 
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Federer's return finds the net and it is another DEUCE.
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Federer saunters off to take a 40-15 lead. 
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A superb forehand winner from Roger earns a thumbs-up from the Serb as it is 15 ALL.
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Federer fails to hit a tweener and Djokovic gets ahead to 0-15.
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The chances keep slimming for Roger Federer. 
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Federer misses a return and Djokovic races off to a 3-2 lead in the third set. 
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The Serb leads 30-15 on his service game. 
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With 15 aces so far, Roger holds comfortably in the third set. It is 2 GAMES ALL. 
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Roger fires aces too and takes it to 13 on the tally as the crowd reacts uproariously. He leads 40-0.
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A massive cross-court forehand from Roger and it is 40-30 on Novak's serve. 

But Djokovic does not delay, he fires an ace to wrap up the game. The Serb leads 2-1 in the 3rd set. 
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Can Roger hope for a turnaround here? Djokovic leads 30-15 on his serve. 
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Federer hits a massive forehand and quickly finishes up. He holds swiftly in the third set. 

It is 1 GAME ALL. 
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On the Federer serve, he leads 30-15. 
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It's really sad to see Federer struggling in this match especially when even Novak is not at his best. The groin injury is really taking a toll on the Swiss but he keeps fighting like the true Champion he is. 
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It is the Serb who is serving now. The scoreboard reads 15-30. 
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The match is not yet over and Roger Federer has shown us miracles can happen on the court. Let's see! We are into the third set.
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Is it realistically possible for Roger Federer to turnaround this already epic match? 
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NOVAK DJOKOVIC LEADS 2 SETS TO LOVE. 

He has sailed through 7-6, 6-4. We are going into the third one now. 
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Novak Djokovic lets out a roar as Federer fails to defend his serve. Djokovic converts the SET POINT immediately and grabs the second set. 

WHAT IS THIS MATCH?
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Novak Djokovic gets SET POINT.
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Federer finds himself in another DEUCE situation. 
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Federer misses a net return. It's 30 ALL on the Roger serve. 
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Novak Djokovic retains hold comfortably. He leads 5-4. 

Roger Federer will have to serve to now stay in this second set. Things are getting really precarious here for the World No. 3.
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Federer misjudges by rushing to the net. Djokovic sneakily shoots a winner. It's 15-40, with Novak in the lead.