Britain’s Andy Murray will try and “find a way to get the win” when he takes on in-form Stan Wawrinka in the French Open semi-finals on Friday.
Murray, the world number one, will meet Swiss third seed Wawrinka in the opening match on Philippe Chatrier Court at 11:45 BST.
It is a repeat of last year’s semi-final, which Murray won before going on to lose in the final.
“Sometimes you just have to do what you have to do to win,” said the Scot.
“It’s not always about how well you play or the level that you play at.”
Spain’s nine-time champion Rafael Nadal will play Austrian eighth seed Dominic Thiem in the second semi-final.
Murray, 30, arrived in Paris short of wins after a season interrupted by illness and injury, but has found his form over the course of five matches at Roland Garros.
However, the other three semi-finalists are yet to drop a set, while Murray has lost three so far.
“They are all obviously playing extremely well,” said Murray.
“Rafa’s had a great clay-court season, as has Thiem. Stan, this tournament, has played great. He won in Geneva [before Paris] so is obviously confident.
“I came in playing garbage. I’m the odd one out in the semis, but hopefully I can keep it up.”