Result: Roger Federer outclasses Milos Raonic in straight sets to reach Wimbledon final

Seven-time champion Roger Federer outclasses Milos Raonic as he sails into the Wimbledon final to face Novak Djokovic.

Roger Federer will compete in his 25th Grand Slam final after easing his way past Milos Raonic in straight sets at Wimbledon.

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles semi-final match against Milos Raonic of Canada on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2014© Getty Images

The Swiss pro has now moved up to world number three following a 6-4 6-4 6-4 victory on Centre Court at the All England Club to set up a showdown against Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

The seven-time Wimbledon champion had the perfect start by earning a break at the first time of asking, which left Raonic immediately on the back foot.

After his early wobble, the Canadian regained composure on his serve and was able to salvage two break points in the fifth game to keep himself in contention.

However, Federer kept his opponent at an arm's length as he raced through his service games bar one, where he was close to losing a break, to take a one-set lead.

Games went by way of serve in the second set, but Raonic continued to struggle to break down Federer's serve as the former world number one earned a crucial break in the ninth game to take a comfortable lead.

Federer continued to soar through his service games in the third set, but he failed to create a break-point opportunity for himself until the ninth game when Raonic could only gain one point on his serve.

Federer served for the match, and is now one victory away from claiming his eighth Wimbledon title.

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov reacts to winning the first set against Britain's Andy Murray during their men's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July
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