World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is one win away from successfully defending his Sony Ericsson Open crown, after defeating 21st seed Juan Monaco 6-0, 7-6(5) in the semi-finals on Friday. In the final, Djokovic will square off against fourth-ranked Andy Murray for the third time at Crandon Park.
Djokovic stormed through the opening set with a triple break for 6-0 in just 27 minutes.
Djokovic broke Monaco’s serve in the fifth game of the second set and consolidated the break to increase his lead to 4-2. He was serving for victory at 5-4 when the Argentine broke back, and the set went into a tie-breaker. Nole won it 7-5.
Match statistics: aces (1-2), double faults (4-1), winners (19-8), unforced errors (32-43), total points won (76-59).
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SOURCE: Novak Djokovic Official WebSite