Result: Roger Federer sails into Wimbledon semi-finals by beating Milos Raonic

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
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Roger Federer moves into the semi-finals at Wimbledon with a straight-sets win over last year's finalist Milos Raonic.

Seven-time champion Roger Federer has reached his 12th Wimbledon semi-final following a straight-sets victory over Milos Raonic at the All England Club.

The 35-year-old is the only remaining top-four seed in contention for the title after Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray were knocked out, while Novak Djokovic was forced to retire due to an elbow injury.

Federer, who was beaten by Raonic in the semi-finals last year, took just over two hours to claim a 6-4 6-2 7-6(4) victory in his quarter-final encounter.

The 18-time Grand Slam champion put pressure on his opponent's serve early on, and his approach paid off when he nabbed the one and only break point of the first set.

Federer carried his momentum into the second set as he broke Raonic's serve at the first time of asking, and converted a third break point to give himself a comfortable 4-1 lead.

After wrapping up the second set, Raonic began to come into his own, creating five break points in total, but failing to take a single one.

The Wimbledon fan favourite struggled to trouble the Canadian's serve, but in the tie-break, the experienced professional came from 3-0 down to take the set and the match.

Federer will face Tomas Berdych in the final four.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning a point in the Final Of The Gentlemen's Singles against Roger Federer of Switzerland on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 12, 2015
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,465
3Switzerland Roger Federer6,545
4Serbia Novak Djokovic6,325
5Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,140
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,075
7Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
8Japan Kei Nishikori3,740
9Canada Milos Raonic3,310
10Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,160
11Alexander Zverev3,160
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,805
13France Gael Monfils2,775
14Belgium David Goffin2,605
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
16Pablo Carreno Busta2,350
17United States Jack Sock2,290
18Lucas Pouille2,255
19Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,245
20Australia Nick Kyrgios1,940