Stanislas Wawrinka surprisingly gained his first Grand Slam semi-final, a matchup with world number one Novak Djokovic, after beating the Scot easily.
Swiss ninth seed Wawrinka stunned the Olympic and Wimbledon champion 6-4, 6-3, 6-2, to book a last-four date.
“I feel great. I’m really happy. It’s amazing for me to be in my first semi-final in a Slam,” Wawrinka said. “To beat him in three sets the way I was playing is good.”
Crowd favorite Novak Djokovic will now assume the favorite tag having already booked his semi place. The 2011 winner from Serbia who ousted Russian 21st seed Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 in his match.