Majestic Murray powers past Federer to set up Nadal final

Andy Murray continued his dominance over Roger Federer yesterday, beating the 13-time Grand Slam title winner 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 in the semi-finals of the Capitala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.

The Scot, ranked fourth in the world, recorded his fifth career win over the former world No 1 after having lost to him in the US Open final last year. Murray will play top-ranked Rafael Nadal today in the final. The Spaniard defeated Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 6-2, 6-3.