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Last Updated: Wednesday January 26 2011 07:32 GMT

Andy Murray beats Alexandr Dolgopolov in four sets

Andy Murray and Alexandr  Dolgopolov of Ukraine shake hands after their quarter-final  match.

Andy Murray is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne after beating Alexandr Dolgopolov from Ukraine.

It was a testing match for the British number one, who finally won the game three sets to one.

Murray said: "I struggled a little bit with my rhythm early on and he came back at me well in the third set."

Murray's next match will be tough - he faces top seed Rafael Nadal or David Ferrer for a place in the final.