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Australian Open Quarterfinals: Djokovic vs Nishikori: Live Score, Match Highlights & Updates

Djokovic def Nishikori (ret) 6-1, 4-1 to enter semis
Updated: 23 January 2019 15:22 IST - Published: 22 January 2019 23:54 IST
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That wraps up our live coverage for the day. Do join us tomorrow for live updates from the semi-finals.

Goodbye!
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This will also help Djokovic to remain fresh for the semi-finals. Looking very confident and determined for a record seventh title at his most successful Slam.
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Djokovic will now face Lucas Pouille in the semi-finals
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Final score: Djokovic def Nishikori (ret) 6-1, 4-1 
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That's a sad end for what had been a brilliant campaign for Nishikori.

Unfortunately the long marathons took a toll on his body.
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Unfortunately Nishikori RETIRES!!!!!!
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Djokovic forces another deuce on the Nishikori serve to get another service break.

4-1
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It's 3-1 for Novak!


Too good in every department!


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Djokovic BREAKS Nishikori to love!

What a performance by the No. 1

Nishikori has absolutely no answer!

Djokovic is comfortably up 2-1
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It's a love service game for Djokovic.

Once more Nishikori will face the heat, serving at 1-1
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A much better start to Game 2 for the Japanese.

Nishikori holds to 15 to open up a 1-0 lead.
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Nishikori asked for the trainer. Seems his earlier long matches took a toll on him.
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Brutal. Utterly dominating.

Djokovic is looking very good for a record seventh title.
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The Djokovic service game proved to be a walk in the park.

The World No. 1 holds serve to love and gets the first set 6-1.
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Nishikori just can't do anything against the Djokovic onslaught.

Djokovic brought a wondrous backhand return to BREAK Nishikori again.

Djokovic up 5-1
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Nishikori did put pressure on the Djokovic serve. A deuce is all he got 


Djokovic produced some superb forehands to hold serve.

Nole 4-1
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The momentum is still very much with the six-time champion.
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Nishikori passes a stern test. Holds his serve for the first time after being forced to deuce.

He is now 1-3
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Fairly easy start for Novak.

Holds his serve to 15 to build a 3-0 lead
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With an unforced error off his backhand, Nishikori drops his serve!


Djokovic BREAKS and leads 2-0
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Djokovic put Nishikori under the gun right away with his returns.

Deuce on the Nishikori serve
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Djokovic held his serve to love.

1-0