Top seeded tennis players Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have been able to move into semifinals in Dubai Tennis Championships.
Federer have won a match against Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky in two sets 6-3 6-4 and secured his place in semis
He will play on Friday Richard Gasquet, who won a match against Frenchman Gilles Simon 5-7 6-2 6-4
Federer is seeking his fifth victory in the Emirate,
He won this title three years in a row from 2003
World No. 3 Novak Djokovic remained on route for a third title in Dubai after coming from behind to beat Germany’s Florian Mayer.
He will meet in semifinal Czech’s third seed Tomas Berdych.