Djokovic beats Nadal in French Open thriller to reach final

The third set lasted 1 hour, 33 minutes alone as the King of Clay, Rafael Nadal, fell to the top seed Novak Djokovic.

PARIS, France — Novak Djokovic stopped Rafael Nadal’s bid for a 14th French Open title and handed the King of Clay just his third loss in 108 matches at the tournament by coming back to win their thriller of a semifinal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Friday night.

Terrific as the play was for most of the four hours, the match ended with a bit of a whimper: Djokovic grabbed the last six games.

So Djokovic will be seeking his

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