DOHA – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, the current world number one in men’s tennis, is through to the final of the Doha tournament after beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) late Friday.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns the ball to Alexandr Dolgopolov, of the Ukraine, in the semifinals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Mason, Ohio. Djokovic won 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Illustration – AP Photo/John Minchillo

In Saturday’s final, Djokovic will face Spain’s Rafael Nadal, who defeated Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko 6-3, 6-4.

The prize money of the Doha tournament is USD 1.9 million.