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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2Serbia Novak Djokovic8,915
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,705
4Japan Kei Nishikori4,730
5Canada Milos Raonic4,480
6Switzerland Roger Federer4,305
7Spain Rafael Nadal4,145
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,465
9Croatia Marin Cilic3,420
10France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,310
11France Gael Monfils3,190
12Belgium David Goffin2,975
13Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,960
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,790
15Lucas Pouille2,456
16Australia Nick Kyrgios2,425
17United States Jack Sock2,375
18Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,190
19Pablo Carreno Busta2,025
20Alexander Zverev1,850