Andy Murray vs. Roger Federer: Australian Open Live Score, Highlights and Report

Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorJanuary 22, 2014

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 22:  Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates a point in his quarterfinal match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day 10 of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-4 6-3 6-7 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

The Swiss sixth seed, a four-time champion in Melbourne, will now play Rafael Nadal for a place in the final on Friday.

A single break of serve saw Federer take each of the opening two sets and he was serving for the match at 5-4 in the third.

However the Scot broke back and then saved two match points in a tie-break he won 8-6.

Federer failed to capitalise on nine break points in the fourth set before making the breakthrough in the eight game and he sealed a 200-minute victory with an Ace.