David Ferrer, Novak Djokovic to Meet in Abu Dhabi Final.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirate (AP)- Novak Djokovic overcame Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to enter the final of the Mubadala Championship for the third time in three years on Friday, but he won’t be facing top-ranked Rafael Nadal.

Djokovic beat Tsonga 7-6 (5), 6-3 in74 minutes to set up a repeat of last year’s final against David Ferrer, who knocked out Spanish compatriot Nada 6-4, 6-4 with breaks in the last game of each set, in 90 minutes of quality tennis.

Djokovic was watched by new part-time coach Boris Becker at the exhibition event.

Djokovic Sets Up Ferrer in Mubadala Exhibition Tournament Final.
Djokovic Sets Up Ferrer in Mubadala Exhibition Tournament Final.

Earlier, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray won his first match following a three-month layoff for a back injury when he beat Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-4 in the playoff for fifth.

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