INDIAN WELLS – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, the current world number one in men’s tennis, beat Rafael Nadal of Spain 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 in the Indian Wells ATP Masters semi-final Saturday and will bid for his fifth career title at the tournament.

In Sunday’s final against Canada’s Milos Raonic, he will have the opportunity to win a third consecutive title in the Californian desert.

After the sixth consecutive victory over Nadal, Djokovic is 25-23 head-to-head against the Spaniard.

The prize money at Indian Wells is USD 7.1 million.