Roger Federer comeback continues: Federer takes out Novak Djokovic to reach Dubai final [VIDEO]

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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men’s singles quarter-final tennis match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 22, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic (Photo : Reuters)

Roger Federer apparently is drinking out of the same fountain of youth cup that Venus Williams found at Dubai.

Federer on Friday defeated second-ranked and defending champion Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals of the Dubai Championships. Federer, the No. 8 seed, will take on No. 6 Tomas Berdych in the final tonight.

The Swiss star is seeking his first hard-court championship since winning the Western & Southern Open in 2012.

According to, Federer beat Djokovic for the first time ever after losing the first set. Federer improved his lifetime record against Djokovic to 17-15 and 13-12 on hard courts.