Andy Murray "trusts" his game ahead of Roger Federer clash

Great Britain's Andy Murray in action in the second round against Joao Sousa on January 17, 2013
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Andy Murray says that he has done a "good job so far" at the Australian Open.

Andy Murray believes that playing Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open will bring out the best in him.

The Scot booked his place in the last four with a straightforward 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory over Jeremy Chardy, while the world number two battled past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in five sets.

"I think you have to trust yourself that when you are tested, you're going to play better tennis," said Murray.

"You never know for sure, but in the buildup to the tournament I played very well.

"I haven't lost a set here yet, so maybe I'm expecting to play too well or whatever. But I've done a good job so far in this tournament. I can't be disappointed with where my game's at."

Murray has never beaten Federer in a Grand Slam.

Roger Federer in the ATP Finals semi-final against Andy Murray
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060