Federer, Djokovic in Swiss Indoors semi-finals

BASEL, Switzerland: World number one Roger Federer and Swiss player Novak Djokovic have entered into the semi-finals of the Swiss Indoors tournament here on Friday.

Federer will now meet his old school friend Marco Chiudinelli in the semi-finals on Saturday.

Federer, winner of the last three editions here, dispatched Russian Evgeny Korolev 6-3, 6-2 in his quarter-final while world number 73 Chiudinelli hammered Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-3 to reach his first semi-final.

Novak Djokovic stayed atop the ATP win list with his 69th victory of a draining campaign Friday to reach the semi-finals, then admitted he''s dreaming of a December vacation.

The Serbian second seed defeated Switzerland''s Stanislas Wawrinka, the sixth seed, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 after trailing a set and a break.

Djokovic will now face Radek Stepanek who dimmed the qualifying hopes of Croatian Marin Cilic for a last-gasp spot in the season-ending ATP finals with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 upset.