Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic in the Rogers CupGetty

World number one Novak Djokovic will take on unseeded Jeremy Chardy in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup on Saturday, 15 August.

Where to Watch Live

The game is set to start at 8pm BST. Live coverage of the match will be on Sky Sports 5 and Sky Sports 5 HD.

Overview

Djokovic survived a major scare as he came back from being two match points down against unseeded Ernests Gulbis in the quarter-finals to win the game 5-7, 7-6 , 6-1 in three sets. Gulbis won the first set and had the Wimbledon champion in a corner in the second set after going a break up. Djokovic broke back and forced the game into a tie break, where he came up trumps.

With a set a piece going into the third set, Djokovic won the third set 6-1 in convincing fashion and made his way towards winning his fourth Canadian title.

Meanwhile, Chardy shall come into the game having pulled off an upset over 16th seeded John Isner 6-7, 7-6, 7-6 where all the three sets went into a tie break. He overcame 32 aces from the American to move into the top four in a game that lasted three hours eight minutes. Chardy has had the better of Isner in recent meetings, winning his last four games, including the one at Roland Garros earlier in May.

Betting Odds

  • Djokovic win: 1/41
  • Chardy win: 11/1

Head-to-Head

Chardy has never managed to beat Djokovic in a competitive fixture, trailing the number one seed 0-9 in all competitions.