Andy Murray reckons David Ferrer is going to be stronger than all the opponents that he has come across in the ongoing French Open and to get better of him, he will have to take his game slightly more northwards.
Murray has not been able to win even a single match against Ferrer on clay courts.
He can be backed to break the ice this time around though as his form on clay off late has been nothing short of outstanding.
If he keeps playing the way he has over the last few weeks, he would be able to trouble Ferrer.
Murray had a strong competition to deal with in the pre quarter final round as well. He was playing the local guy Jeremy Chardy who is known for his big serves and is quite effective on clay.
But, the Scot did it pretty easily losing just one set on his way.
However, he reckons he will have to put in more efforts than that if he has to make the semis.
Speaking about Ferrer in his interview yesterday, Murray said, “David is a very difficult opponent to face on clay. He already has a win over me here at Roland Garros. I think I will have to play my top game if I have to match him and do well.”
When asked about his match against Chardy, the 26-year old said, “Jeremy is a power player and he made it tough for me at every stage. I tried to be stable in the crucial moments of the game and thankfully, finished well, but, it was closer than what the score line suggests.”
If Murray topples Ferrer and reaches the semis, it would be his third entry to the Round of 4 at Roland Garros.