Result: Novak Djokovic powers past Roger Federer into French Open final

Novak Djokovic
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Novak Djokovic reaches the French Open final with a straight-sets win over Roger Federer at Roland Garros.

Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal in the French Open final after he defeated Roger Federer in straight sets at Roland Garros.

Despite being the first player to drop serve in the opening set, the world number one fought back to take it 6-4.

Federer looked on course to level the match when he was serving at 5-4 in the second, but Djokovic found the inspiration to claim the set 7-5.

The Serbian was again put under pressure in the third and managed to find the decisive break for a 6-3 triumph.

He will now play defending champion Nadal in Sunday's final after the Spaniard beat fellow countryman David Ferrer in straight sets.

Rafael Nadal
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray9,390
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,285
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,175
4Serbia Novak Djokovic5,805
5Switzerland Roger Federer4,765
6Canada Milos Raonic4,150
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,025
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,895
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,785
10France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,040
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,980
12Alexander Zverev2,860
13Belgium David Goffin2,785
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
15Lucas Pouille2,570
16France Gael Monfils2,545
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,360
18United States Jack Sock2,335
19Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,110
20Australia Nick Kyrgios2,110
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