Result: Roger Federer cruises into Swiss Indoors semi-finals

Result: Federer cruises into Basel semis
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Roger Federer cruises past Benoit Paire to reach the Swiss Indoors semi-finals in Basel.

Roger Federer has cruised into the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors in Basel with a straight-sets victory over Benoit Paire.

It took the Swiss top seed just 30 minutes to claim the opening set 6-2 against the French world number 46.

Federer, who has won the tournament a previous five times, was in total control throughout the match and completed the rout 6-2 in 55 minutes.

He will now face Paul-Henri Mathieu for a place in the final after the Frenchman recorded a surprise win over Grigor Dimitrov.

Paul-Henri Mathieu
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