By Reuters Reporter
Published: 00:52 BST, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 00:54 BST, 13 August 2017
Swiss second seed Roger Federer used a dominant service game to earn a 6-3 7-6(5) semi-final win over Dutchman Robin Haase at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Saturday.
Haase, playing in his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 semi-final, did well to force a second-set tiebreak but Federer proved too much to handle in a match during which he fired down nine aces and dropped only nine points on serve.
Federer, who is seeking his third Rogers Cup title after triumphs in Toronto in 2004 and 2006, will face either German Alexander Zverev or Canadian Denis Shapovalov in Sunday's final.
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