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Murray beats Federer to reach Australian Open final

Andy Murray Credit: Reuters

Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer in a thrilling semi-final to reach the Australian Open final for the third time.

Murray won 6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 to set up a meeting with the World No. 1 Novak Djokovic – the player he defeated to secure his maiden Grand Slam title back in September 2012.

Roger Federer swaps his racket for shin pads and football boots

He's normally not seen without a racket in his hands, but today tennis star Roger Federer temporarily changed sports to model the Brazilian football team's kit.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion tries on a Brazil kit for size. Credit: Roger Federer's Facebook page

The pictures, posted on the Swiss star's official Facebook page, are to publicise his involvement in the Gillette Federer Tour in Brazil later this year.

"If I was a football player, what would my nickname be?" Federer asked his Facebook followers. Credit: Roger Federer's Facebook page

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