ANDY MURRAY insists he's taking his Wimbledon progress one step at a time and has warned of the dangers posed by quarter-final opponent Joe-Wilfried Tsonga.

The world number two became the favourite to win the Championships for a second time after Novak Djokovic's shock defeat, and fuelled hopes of victory with an emphatic straight sets win over Nick Kyrgios yesterday.

Despite the clamour that is building around the possibility of another triumph for the Scot, he insists he's happy to stick to the 'boring' task of focusing on his next match and nothing else.

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"I'm fully aware of how difficult my next opponent is," said Murray.

"I know Tsonga is one of the best grass-court players in the world. If he plays well, I'm not on my game, I can lose that match for sure.

"So I need to make sure I have a good practice, stay focused on that one. Take it one match at a time.

"I know everyone goes, 'Oh, that's boring'. But that's what you do as a professional. My job's to try to win my next match, it's not thinking about anything else.

"I think if I play the level I'm playing at just now, I give myself a chance in most matches.

"But the trick is to keep that up, to maintain that level for the whole two weeks. I've done a good job of it so far. I do feel like when I've needed to in the tournament, I have played some good tennis."HeraldScotland: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is out of the Australian Open

Murray is yet to drop a set at Wimbledon this year and has beaten Tsonga 12 times in 14 encounters, but he underlined that he has found the Frenchman far from easy to face.

The Scot beat Tsonga in the 2010 quarter-finals, before knocking him out again in the semi-final of 2012.

"Both matches were hard," said Murray. "They weren't easy. A few of the sets came down to just a couple of points. I'm aware I'll have to be playing at my highest level to win."