KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.
Both advanced when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. They'll play for the title Sunday in their 40th career meeting and their first of 2014.
Djokovic received walkover for the second time in the tournament when Kei Nishikori withdrew because of a left groin injury. Four hours later, Tomas Berdych withdrew before his match against Nadal because of gastroenteritis.
That left the tournament with only two women's doubles matches for disappointed spectators. Former No. 1 Martina Hingis advanced to her first doubles final since 2007 when she and Sabine Lisicki beat Cara Black and Sania Mirza 6-3, 6-4.