Djokovic to face Monfils in bid to reach US Open final

New York – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, the current world number one in men’s tennis, is through to the U.S. Open semifinals.

Djokovic qualified for the next round after Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired from Wednesday’s quarterfinal match with a knee injury.

Tsonga quit at the beginning of the third set, with Djokovic leading 6-3, 6-2.

In a bid to reach the final, Djokovic will face Gael Monfils of France.