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Andy Murray has been in top form in the Australian Open so farReuters

One of the favourites to lift the first grand slam of the year - Australian Open - Andy Murray was in a scintillating form, as he has not dropped a single set in the competition.

The Scot would be eager to maintain the same record after his fourth round match against Grigor Dimitrov at the Rod Laver Arena during the night session.

Andy Murray has progressed into the fourth round after defeating players such as Yuki Bhambri in the first round and Marinko Matosevic in the second, while his third-round opponent, Joao Sousa also did not trouble him much.

It would not be wrong to say, he was clinical against Matosevic, as he won 6-1, 6-1 and 7-5.

After the game, Murray said, ''I thought I played well today. I managed to dictate a lot of the points. I controlled the baseline very well. I hit the ball cleanly. Yeah, it was a good performance.''

With Roger Federer being ousted from the competition, Andy Murray's route to the final may be a tad easier. Fedex was shown the exit doors by Italian Andreas Seppi in the third round.

He considers it just another upset that usually happens in sports.

''I literally just saw it, the match point, when I went out to cool down. It's obviously surprising, but upsets happen in sport daily. So, yeah, it's just something that, I don't know, maybe because of the consistency of some of the guys in tennis people make a huge thing of it.''

''But in sport in general it happens all the time, and pretty much on a daily basis. Obviously it's surprising.''

'' I didn't see the match. I don't know if Roger played badly or if Seppi played unbelievable. I don't know. But if Roger was not playing so well, quite easy to lose at this level.''

But Andy Murray needs to think one game at a time, so his focus presently must be on Grigor Dimitrov, who he knows has been playing well in the grand slams.

''It will be a tough match obviously. He's played well in the slams the last year or so. Yeah, he's obviously a talented player,'' added Murray.

''You know, he's one of the young guys trying to make a breakthrough, so he'll be motivated. Hopefully I can play a good match and make it tough for him.''

The 10th seed Bulgarian has been in good form with his last victory against the 2006 Australian Open finalist, Marcos Baghdatis, where the game was stretched to five sets. The score read, 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and 6-3.

Dimitrov has won four career titles, though not a single grand slam. His best finish in any grand slam has been a last four finish in the 2014 Wimbledon, while his best performance in the Australian Open has been a quarter-finals finish.

Murray vs Dimitrov clash will be shown live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD after the Yanina Wickmayer vs Simona Halep fixture, which is scheduled for 7pm local time (1:30pm IST, 8am GMT, 3am ET) start.

Viewers in India can also catch all the match action live on Audience across the world can also watch it live on the Australian Open website's live option.

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