Roger Federer manages currently at his sixth triumph in Indian Wells.
The swiss tennis champion opened up Friday the way to the semifinals with a victory over the Polish Hubert Hurkacz, who was beaten 6-4, 6-4.
In the semi-final can Federer meeting his long-standing rival Rafael Nadal, if the spaniard later Friday beats Russian Karen Khachanov in one of the other quarter-finals.
Nadal has won the tournament in Indian Wells three times.
Polish Hurkacz provided good resistance in the quarterfinals against Federer, but verdensranglistens number 67 may yet see itself defeated.
the 37-year-old Federer got broken polakkens serve a single time in both the first and second sets, which was enough to to he without the big problems could drive the victory home.
Schweizeren has been extremely compelling in its own servepartier in Indian Wells, where he has won 38 of 39 lots. He has not yet delivered a single set on her way to the semifinals.
Federer and Novak Djokovic out of the tournament, shares the record for most tournament victories in Indian Wells. They have each won five times.