LITESPORT 42 Wednesday, 1 July 2009 London Lite Ive had a change of mentality, says semi-seeking Andy ANDY MURRAY says he has under- gone a change in mentality since his quarter-final exit at the hands of Rafa Nadal last year -- and insists there will be no repeat today. Murray takes on former No1 Juan Carlos Ferrero for a place in the last four and said: Ive got the chance to go further than I did last year, to win the tournament. Thats my goal and the change in mentality. Nadal, forced out of defending his crown by injured knees this year, defeated Murray 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 last year after the British No1 had fought back heroically to overcome Richard Gas- quet in five sets in round four. Murray needed to dig deep to over- come Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets on Monday night under the Centre Court roof but Murray insists he will not repeat the mis- takes of last year. The World No3 said: Against Gasquet,thatwas the first time I had playe d a match like that at Wimbledon and then I had to come back a couple of days later. I just felt emotionally flat. I feel fine just now. I think I know how to recover bet- ter than I did before. If you feel like you can win a com- petition then youre not going to be satisfied with a quarter-final. I did thinkthatIcouldwinthetournament last year, but until you get past the quarter-final stage, or get to the final of a Slam, you dont know what that feels like. And then you come up against someone like Nadal who has done it overandoveragain,andtheirmental- ity is going to be better than yours because its normal for them to get into the latter stages of tournaments. And it wasnt until after last years Wimbledon that I was able to do that on a consistent basis. Murray reached the US Open final inthewakeof hisWimbledonsetback last year, losing to Roger Federer but proving he could go deep into a Slam tournament. And unlike New York, Murray will have the entire crowd on his side -- along with millions of TV viewers. Murraysaid:Oncethetournament starts its much easier because you get into the usual routine at a Grand Slam even though it is Wimbledon. Theonedifferencehereisthereare 15,000peoplecheeringforme to win here and that doesnt happen at the other Slams and that makes it a little e a s i e r t o g o further. I am nervous just before I go out to play and I do feel better when thats the case.If Idonthave nerves I can come out a little flat. Juan Carlos is a former World No1 and has wonGrandSlams.Hehasbeaten some tough players getting to the quarter-finals and I managed to beat him in the semis at Queens. He is a very tough player and I am going to have to play very well to beat him. It wont be an easy match. Ferrero, on a wild card at SW19 this year, is threatening to do what unseeded Goran Ivanisevic did in 2001. And Ivanisevic warned today: Like Ferrero, I had been at the top of thegamebutfounditeasiertoplay at Wimbledon as a wildcard because there is no expectation on you. Andy will have to be at his best. Aussie chorus: Lleyton Hewitt Robsonscaredto mixitwithSerena JUNIOR Wimbledon title contender Laura Robson today revealed how she is enjoying mixing with the seniors, even if she is overawed by one particular former champion. Robson, 15, who is defending her girls title this week but gets to use the senior locker room because she made her debut in the main womens event last week, said: Im still a little scared of Serena Williams. Shes a bit intimidating. Shes just got this aura around her. When shes strolling down the corridor, everyone just moves out of her way. Roddickulous clamour for Hewitt LLEYTON HEWITT will attempt to turn back the clock with the help of his fanatics in the crowd against sixth seed Andy Roddick in the Wimbledon quarter-finals today. The 2002 champion, having overcome a hip injury that threatened to end his career, is loving every minute of the tournament, especially winning his fourth-round match with Radek Stepanek despite being two sets down. The noise from his supporters has unsettled opponents and they will be filling Court 1 again today with chants that are so familiar to the Australian. Hewitt said: Its been a good atmosphere but Im sure my opponents arent thrilled about it. But then again, the supporters are not in their face, either. I have always been fit enough and hungry enough to keep fighting. Because of the hip, for the last six to eight months I was playing and not feeling a 100 per cent. Then other muscles around the hip would start shutting down and for a period during last year I was concerned. Roddick defeated Hewitt at Queens 7-6, 7-6 to highlight how hard the Australian world No56 is battling to regain his former standing in the sport. Roddick said: I have loads of respect for Lleyton, what hes been able to accomplish. Everyone knows hes certainly capable of playing very, very, very well on this surface. It will be a tough one. Ive seen him play too much good tennis to have ever really let him drift too far from consciousness, as far as the top guys go. I have no problem with the crowd getting rowdy. BY HARRY LANE BY NEAL COLLINS NO QUARTERS on Monday night under the butroofCourtCentre Murray insists he will mis-therepeatnot last year.takes of No3WorldThe Againstsaid: andWimbledon then I had to come ofcoupleaback feltjustIlater.days Inow.justfinefeelI bet-recovertohowknowIthink meforcheeringpeople15,000 thatandherewinto doesnt happen at the thatandSlamsother littleaitmakes g ot oe a s i e r havedontIIfcase. comecanInerves at.out a little fl aisCarlosJuan former World No1 and has beatenhasHeSlams.Grandwon Eye on the prize: Murray heads the ball as part of his unorthodox preparation for todays quarter-final. 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