Andy Murray has revealed that he is full of confidence ahead of his clash with world number one Novak Djokovic in the French Open semi-finals on Friday.
The British number one is enjoying his best ever season on clay and is currently unbeaten in 15 matches this year on what is largely considered his weakest surface.
The 28-year-old won his maiden clay-court title in Munich last month and followed that triumph up with a victory over Rafael Nadal in the final of the Madrid Masters before heading to Roland Garros.
The Scot’s form has continued in the French capital where he has only dropped three sets on his way to a third semi-final.
The world number three faces the daunting task of taking on the eight-time Grand Slam winner Djokovic in the last four, but admits that he goes into the match full of confidence following his recent successes.
He said: “I feel like to put yourself in a position to win against the best players in the world, it’s not just about one day before the match.
“It’s about what you do in the whole of the build-up to it. Going into the match having not lost on clay this year and having some big wins on the surface is important for me.”
Murray has lost his last seven matches against the Serb and he was defeated the last time the two players met on clay in the 2011 Rome Masters.
The two-time Grand Slam winner is 8.00 to win his maiden French Open crown on Sunday, with his semi-final opponent available at 1.30 to secure his second major of the year.