World number one Novak Djokovic withstood a determined challenge Saturday to reach his fifth US Open final, outlasting Swiss ninth seed Stanislas Wawrinka 2-6, 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic beats Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka during their 2013 US Open men's semi-final match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 7, 2013. Djokovic won 2-6, 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
The 26-year-old Serbian, a six-time major winner and 2011 US Open champion, will play for the title Monday against the winner of a later match between 12-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal of Spain and France's Richard Gasquet.
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