Murray leads their previous matches 11-7. Their last meeting was t the year end finals in November. Murray won on an indoor court in straight sets. He won at the same stage of the French Open last season in 4 sets.
Stan’s clay results are a little better this season. He won his home tournament again in Geneva right before the French Open. He has not
lost a set so far in this tournament.
Murray has had some shaky moments in earlier rounds but getting past Del Potro who put him under real pressure for the first 2 sets seemed to help Murray’s focus and confidence. He beat Nishikori in 4 sets in the quarter final.
Wawrinka has been serving better than Murray so far but has not returned as well. He has had 4 tie breaks this week and the majority of his set have been tight. Stats point to a Wawrinka win but this is a slam semi final and I am going with the value on Murray. He will need to match Wawrinka from the service line. Could easily go to 5 sets.