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Proud Andy wants final say in Paris

By Eleanor Crooks

Andy Murray is relishing the chance to take on his toughest opponent Novak Djokovic in tomorrow's French Open decider after coming through the semi-finals in Paris in scintillating fashion.

The Scot was in fantastic form beating defending champion Stan Wawrinka 6-4 6-2 4-6 6-2 to become the first British man since Bunny Austin 79 years ago to reach the singles final at Roland Garros.

Now he will aim to emulate Fred Perry, the last British men's champion at the French Open in 1935 by overcoming Djokovic who defeated Dominic Thiem 6-2 6-1 6-4 in his last four clash.

Murray said: "I'm extremely proud. I never expected to reach the final here. I played a really good match and think my game is in the right place. Hopefully I can play another one on Sunday."

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