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 Murray11,690
2Serbia Novak Djokovic8,085
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,695
4Switzerland Roger Federer5,125
5Spain Rafael Nadal4,235
6Canada Milos Raonic4,165
7Japan Kei Nishikori4,010
8Croatia Marin Cilic3,565
9Austria Dominic Thiem3,385
10Belgium David Goffin2,975
11France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,915
12Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,880
13Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,870
14Lucas Pouille2,516
15United States Jack Sock2,450
16Australia Nick Kyrgios2,425
17France Gael Monfils2,410
18Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,145
19Albert Ramos-Vinolas2,135
20Pablo Carreno Busta2,025
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