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 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