Result: Novak Djokovic cruises into Indian Wells semi-finals

Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action against David Ferrer during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 24, 2013
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Novak Djokovic eases into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-3 6-1 victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Novak Djokovic has eased into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a straight-sets victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

The world number one broke twice in the opening set to take it 6-3 before he hammered the French sixth seed 6-1 to wrap up a comfortable win.

The Serbian will now face either Andy Murray or Juan Martin del Potro for a place in Sunday's final.

Djokovic has won the tournament in Indian Wells twice in 2008 and 2011.

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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