Indian Wells: Roger Federer beats Hubert Hurkacz to set up possible Rafael Nadal semi-final

Roger Federer serves during quarter-final victory over Hubert Hurkacz at Indian Wells
Roger Federer has now won 66 matches at Indian Wells – the most of any player

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other for the first time since 2017 in the semi-finals at Indian Wells after winning their respective quarter-finals on Friday.

Swiss fourth seed Federer, 37, eased past Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 6-4 6-4.

Spanish second seed Nadal, 32, required treatment on his right knee during a tough 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-2) victory over Russia’s Karen Khachanov.