Result: Rafael Nadal reaches final of the ATP World Tour Finals

Rafael Nadal reaches the final of the ATP World Tour finals after beating Roger Federer in straight sets.

Rafael Nadal has reached the final of the ATP World Tour finals after beating Roger Federer 7-5 6-3.

The world number one has never won the tournament and will play in only his second final after he lost to today's opponent in 2010.

Rafael Nadal celebrates victory over Roger Federer during their semi final match at the ATP World Tour Finals on November 10, 2013© AFP

In the ninth game of the first set, Nadal broke Federer, before the six-time champion hit back to make it 5-5.

Nadal quickly broke the Swiss once again, as he won the next game to 15 and held his serve to wrap up the set 7-5.

In the second set, Nadal broke after five games and from there went on to win the set 6-3, after two errors from Federer sealed his fate.

Nadal will play the winner of the semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka.

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Kevin Anderson during round two of the Paris Masters on October 30, 2013
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060