Andy Murray produced arguably his best performance of the year, as he dominated Andy Roddick from start to finish to win 6-3 6-1.
The Scot was in electric form, swatting away Roddick's famously swift serves for winners on several occasions, and drawing the cumbersome American into the net, only to arrow winners past him for fun. However, what was most impressive about Murray's win, was his indefatigable consistency. The British number one also served up a multitude of aces, and looked extremely comfortable in every one of his service games, a trait that can not often be said of himself.
Murray was 3-0 up within the blink of an eye, and looked capable of breaking the supposedly fearsome Roddick serve at will. The four times champion looked bereft for ideas as how to string winning points together, and his uninspired approach shots were being punished by a relentless Murray. After a few more watertight service games from the Briton, it was one set to love.
The second set followed an eerily similar pattern, with Murray carving out a break early on, and his imperiousness and stature seemed to grow, as his opponent seemed resigned to defeat. At one point in the final game, Roddick quipped ''Keep it social''. Another clear indication that the gulf in performance between the two was very palpable.
Murray is through to his second final at Queens Club, and may possibly participate in an all British final. What is more likely is a match against French powerhouse Jo-Wilifred Tsonga, who has troubled Murray in the past, including a tense quarterfinal at Wimbledon last year.