Olympic tennis: Britain`s Murray reaches semis

London: Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain`s first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over Spain`s Nicolas Almagro Thursday.

Murray wrapped up the match in less than an hour, winning 6-4, 6-1 for his third win in four matches against the world No.12.

Murray will face either Serbia`s Novak Djokovic or France`s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a place in the final with his opponent due to be decided later Thursday.