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 Murray11,540
2Serbia Novak Djokovic9,825
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,695
4Canada Milos Raonic4,930
5Japan Kei Nishikori4,730
6Spain Rafael Nadal4,115
7Croatia Marin Cilic3,410
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,375
9Switzerland Roger Federer3,260
10Belgium David Goffin3,245
11France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,230
12France Gael Monfils3,145
13Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,925
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,880
15Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,190
16Australia Nick Kyrgios2,165
17Lucas Pouille2,131
18Alexander Zverev1,895
19France Richard Gasquet1,875
20Croatia Ivo Karlovic1,875