Roger Federer happy with "big victory" over Milos Raonic at Wimbledon

Switzerland's Roger Federer returns against Spain's Tommy Robredo during their men's singles fourth round match on day eight of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2014
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Roger Federer expresses his joy at reaching his ninth Wimbledon final following a straight-sets win over Milos Raonic.

Roger Federer has expressed his delight after securing a straight-sets win over Milos Raonic to reach his ninth Wimbledon final.

The former world number one earned a 6-4 6-4 6-4 win over his Canadian opponent on Centre Court this afternoon.

The Swiss pro will take on Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday as he bids to clinch a historic eighth title at the All England Club.

"That was a big victory," Federer told BBC Sport. "I really had to focus on every point. I know that is always the case at this stage but it was hard.

"I had to be very careful on my service games and I knew there were only going to be a few chances on his serve but I am very, very happy.

"I played some great tennis under pressure at times because I didn't play well here last year and I expect a lot of myself. In the second week I have played better as the week has gone on. Now I can look forward to another great match with Novak."

Djokovic grabbed his spot in the final with a battling four-set win over Grigor Dimitrov.

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates winning against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during their men's singles third round match on day five of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 27, 201
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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
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