Federer reached the final for the seventh time, Dominic Thimm will be up against
Thim beat Canada's Milos Raonic in semis
Sports desk Spain's Rafael Nadal was out of the semi-finals of the Indian Wells tournament. Due to knee pain, he withdrew his name before the match against Roger Federer of Switzerland. The match was going to be 39 times between the two. Now Federer reached the final for the ninth time by getting the walkover. There they will compete with Dominic Thim of Austria.
Federer to win the title for the sixth time
Nadal's right foot has knee pain for several months. The pain in the quarterfinal against Karen Khachanov had emerged. Nadal said, "I wanted to do better in this match. I practiced in the morning, at the same time I felt that I will not play now."
Federer will win the title for the sixth time. He won the final in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012 and 2017. They have also lost the final four times. In 2014 and 2015, he was defeated by Novak Djokovic. At the same time, last year Juan Martin del Potro was defeated.
On the other hand, Thimm has reached the final of the tournament for the first time. He beat Canada Milos Raonic 7-6 (7/3), 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 in the semi-finals. Thimm said after winning, "It was a wonderful day for me. The final match would be tough.