Andy Murray remembers how he reached his first ATP final: I recall falling short to Roger Federer.

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Andy Murray still has vivid memories of his 2005 campaign in Bangkok, where he faced the legendary Roger Federer in his first-ever ATP final. Early in October 2005, an 18-year-old Murray competed in his first ATP final in Bangkok before losing to Federer 6-3, 7-5.

In Doha last week, Murray was questioned about his memory of winning his first ATP quarterfinal match. “I’m going to state that my first-ever quarterfinal at the tour level took place in Bangkok. Is that correct? Let me check: was Paradorn Srichaphan involved? Ginepri, (Robby) I recall that final where I lost to Federer “According to Murray and Sportskeeda.

Murray won his quarterfinal round against former No. 15 Robby Ginepri in Bangkok in 2005, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Afterwards, Murray defeated Paradorm Srichaphan, a former top-10 player, with scores of 6-7 7-5 6-2 in the quarterfinal.

When did Murray win his first ATP championship?

Murray won his first ATP title in February 2006 after defeating Lleyton Hewitt in the San Jose final. Murray had previously lost his first ATP final in early October of 2005.

Murray now has 46 titles in his collection after winning 45 additional championships since that time. Murray reached his first ATP final of the 2023 season last week in Doha. Unfortunately for Murray, Daniil Medvedev defeated him 6-4, 6-4, and prevented him from winning Doha.

Murray, who will turn 36 in May, has only achieved one victory following the recovery from two hip operations. Murray stated in Doha that his intention is to amass a number of trophies before retiring. “I want several victories. Of course I’d love to win one, but I have more ambitious objectives.

I believe these recent weeks have been a step in the right way, and if I keep playing and competing as I am right now, I’ll have more opportunities to win championships in this final phase of my career rather than just one “said Murray in Doha.