Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Two-time champion Andy Murray secured a
berth in his fourth final at the Miami Open, an ATP Masters 1000 tournament.
The third-seeded British star handled eighth-seeded Czech slugger Tomas
Berdych 6-4, 6-4 in the first semifinal on Day 10 at Crandon Park. Berdych was
a finalist here in 2010.
The 2015 Australian Open runner-up Murray captured this Miami event in 2009
and 2013 and was the runner-up in 2012.
His opponent on Sunday will be world No. 1 star Novak Djokovic or 22nd-seeded
American crowd favorite John Isner.
Djokovic is a four-time Miami champ, including last year when he beat Rafael
Nadal in a marquee finale, and was the runner-up to Murray in 2009. Djokovic
defeated Murray in the 2012 final.
Fresh off his title in the California desert, Djokovic is looking to become
the first player to complete the Indian Wells-Miami sweep on three
The 27-year-old Murray will appear in his 46th career final, seeking a 32nd
ATP title. He’s looking for his first title of 2015 after securing three
championships on tour last year.
The winner of this $5.3 million event will collect $900,400.