Andy Murray has been away from home playing in the Australia Open for the last six weeks and with his wife pregnant he's feeling the pressure.

“I’ve showed a lot of emotion on court and getting upset from the beginning of matches,” Murray said. He obviously wasn’t prepared emotionally for the fact that he's so far away from home during this important time in his life. He explains that as each day passes the birth of his child is drawing closer.

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He's hopeful that everything will be alright.

Murray’s coach is a little more positive. Amélie Mauresmo, a former French professional Tennis player herself who won two Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon, admits that Murray’s life is a little bit more complicated than it was before and that he has had a lot to deal with.

“But I feel he’s pretty strong considering that he’s going through many different emotional states and yet he’s still beaten Ferrer after a huge fight.

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Right now, it’s a big performance. We’re all here. He knows he can count on us,” she said.

Murray will face Milos Raonic on Friday in the quarter final of the Australian Open after beating David Ferrer 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3.This has moved his ranking to join 10th place alongside Boris Becker on the Open era list. It will be his sixth Australian Open semi-final as well. This upcoming game will be Murray’s fourth semi-final appearance in the last five Grand Slam tournaments.

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Murray said: “After a tough year in 2014, I think I’m now established again at the top of the game and giving myself chances.”

Murray confesses that things have happened with his family before but never in the middle of a Grand Slam.

He is confident that his behavior will not get the better of him. He claims that he has battled for every single point and he will continue to do so. He’s not prepared to give any games away.

He wants to make it very hard for his opponents.

And, for that he is assured. “I’m more proud of how I’ve handled myself...I think I’ve probably dealt with everything away from the court better than I have on it,” Murray claims.

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