Nadal, Djokovic to face off in French Open final

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Updated: June 9, 2012

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal set-up a history-making French Open final on Friday courtesy of devastating straight-sets, semifinal wins which confirmed their mastery of the men’s game.

World number one Djokovic crushed third seed Roger Federer 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 to reach a first Roland Garros final while six-time champion Nadal, the world number two, breezed past Spanish compatriot David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.

On Sunday, history will be made as a win for Djokovic will make him only the third man to hold all four Grand Slam trophies at the same time.

A win for Nadal, whose record in Paris now stands at 51 wins against just one defeat, will mean he’d be the first man to win the French Open seven times, breaking a tie with Swedish legend Bjorn Borg.