Playing at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park on Wednesday (1/25/2012), Murray appeared dominant against Nishikori. Tennis world number four was won easily in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, and 6-1.
Victory over this Nishikori extend their record winning streak that can carved out by Murray earlier this year became the 10th time. Previously, this successful series victory since he won the carving Brisbane International tournament in early January.
In the semifinals, Murray was still awaiting the winner of the other quarterfinal match between defending champion, Novak Djokovic, against David Ferrer, who also will take place today.
If David Ferrer advanced to the semifinals, there will be a replay Australian open semifinals last year. When Murray was able to beat the Spaniard was able to penetrate up to the final round.
Meanwhile, if Djokovic who qualify for the next round, then Murray will have a chance to avenge defeat in the final last year.
“That’s a good game, but heavy. I did not serve well, but the returns were good,” Murray’s analysis after the game that runs about two hours, at the BBC