murray Andy Murray has got the T-shirt ? now he wants the trophy.

The world No 3 lived up to the slogans slapped across his chest as he whipped Jeremy Chardy to move into an Australian Open semi-final crunch with Roger Federer.

Now the Scot hopes to prepare, attack and destroy Fed as he looks to become the first player in the Open era to follow up a maiden Grand Slam title by winning the next Major.

Standing in his way tomorrow will be 17-time Major champion Federer, who reduced the Dunblane star to a blubbering wreck last summer after destroying his Wimbledon dream.

But the Swiss ace reckons Murray is a more dangerous beast to the one he has crushed in THREE Slam finals.

Doubt And he knows tomorrow?s clash will be like nothing before ? after Murray beat him in last summer?s Olympic final before going on to break his Major duck at the US Open in September.

Federer, 31, said: ?I?ve always enjoyed playing against him because it gets to be very tactical. They haven?t been straightforward matches.

?He would make you doubt and play very different to the rest of the guys.

?I kind of always enjoyed that, when not every point?s the same. We used to mix it up against each other.

?Now it?s changed a bit because he?s playing more offensively and the rallies aren?t as long and gruelling.?

Memories of winning at SW19 before being sensationally destroyed a few weeks later at the Olympics remain fresh in Fed?s mind.

He added: ?I think myself and my coaches will look at what happened at Wimbledon and the Olympics. I?ve played Andy a few times since he won the gold and the US Open, so I?m expecting a tough match.?

Murray will take on Federer in his first night match of the tournament. And after seeing off Frenchman Chardy 6-4 6-1 6-2 in the quarter-finals, he went for extra practice under the lights to ensure he is ready.

He is the only player in the last four who has yet to drop a set. And the way he saw off the spirited but always outclassed Chardy showed he is getting into his groove at just the right time.

Murray, 25, said: ?I think you have to trust yourself that when you are tested, you?re going to play better.

?I haven?t lost a set here yet, so maybe I?m expecting to play too well. But I?ve done a good job so far. I can?t be disappointed with where my game?s at.

?I feel a little bit calmer than usual. But I still understand how difficult it is to win these events.?

Federer was stretched by France?s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in five wildly-fluctuating sets before sealing a 7-6 4-6 7-6 3-6 6-3 win.

World No 1 Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer go head-to-head this morning in the other last-four clash.

source:thesun

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