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

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.

Share this article now:
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
Read Next:
Djokovic can snatch Murray's number one spot
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account