Result: Roger Federer sets up Swiss showdown with Stanislas Wawrinka at Indian Wells

Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
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Australian Open champion Roger Federer beats Jack Sock to reach the final at Indian Wells, where he will take on compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka.

Roger Federer has booked his place in the final of Indian Wells courtesy of a straight-sets victory over Jack Sock this evening.

Federer, who received a bye in the quarter-finals after Nick Kyrgios was forced to withdraw through food poisoning, took just 75 minutes to dispatch of the American 6-1 7-6(4) and set up a showdown with compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka in the final.

The four-time champion made short work of Sock in the opening set, reeling off five games in a row at the end to wrap it up after just 21 minutes, needing just two break points in the process.

The world number 18 put up more of a fight in the second set, though, as both players held serve throughout to force a tie-break.

Sock took an early 3-1 lead in the breaker as he looked to push the match towards a decider, but Federer stormed back to win six of the next seven points to seal his place in a seventh Indian Wells final.

Federer will face Wawrinka in the final after the world number three beat Pablo Carreno-Busta in straight sets to win the first semi-final.

Wawrinka took just over an hour to record the 6-3 6-2 triumph, breaking Carreno-Busta in the penultimate game of the first set before doing so twice again in the second to make it into the final for the first time in his career.

Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
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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