2 Nov 2013

Federer reaches Paris semi-final

12:59 pm on 2 November 2013

The semi-finalists have been found at the Paris Masters tennis tournament with top-seed Rafael Nadal to play David Ferrer and 2nd seed Novak Djokovic to play Roger Federer.

In the quarterfinals, Nadal dispatched Frenchman and ninth seed Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-1.

Third seeded Spaniard, Ferrer, beat Czech Tomas Berdych in three sets, while Djokovic overcame Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets.

Fifth seed Federer knocked out 4th seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 4-6 6-3, his first defeat of a top five ranked player this year.