World no.1 Novak Djokovic prevailed on his winning streak and and advances into the semi-finals after beating Marcos Baghdatis 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals.
Djokovic loses the first set to Baghdatis but came back triumphantly in the next two sets thus improving his record against the Cypriot to 6-0.
“It’s nothing I didn’t expect, but I’m winning matches and that is what matters most,” Djokovic said.
The top ranked Serb improved his overall 2011 record to 67-3. Djokovic will face rank no. 32, Kei Nishikori of Japan in Saturday’s semifinals. Nishikori beat earlier Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Roger Federer, the defending champion of the tournament beat American Andy Roddick 6-3, 6-2. He defeated the American for the fourth time at Basel.
The Swiss top player improved his record against the 2003 U.S. Open champion, Roddick to 21-2.
If Djokovic and Federer get past with their respective opponents, the two is set to meet in the final for the third straight year.