Scottish star Andy Murray has displayed a praiseworthy performance, saving himself from a brink of a defeat against Jiri Lehecka to reach the Qatar Open final. The crowd cheered loudly for him as the Briton roared with delight to secure the final berth. Now he is waiting for the result of the second ongoing semi-final match between former world number one Daniil Medvedev and second seed Felix Auger-Aliassime.
He was asked how he fought back after the match, to which the 35-year-old said, “I don’t know- that was one of the most amazing turnarounds I’ve had in my career.
“I have no idea how I managed to turn that one round, to be honest. I will enjoy this evening and hopefully put on a good performance tomorrow.” Also Read: Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian Discloses Why He Got Three Armenian Carpets For Daughter Olympia
Andy Murray reaches record fifth Doha final
He saved five match points to win the match 6-0, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) in two hours and 29 minutes. He had a sensational opening set but the 21-year-old Lehecka hit back to save the match for the decider.
In the decider, Murray trailed 40-0 but saved three match points and later save two more to break the youngster. Later, he set up his first match point at 6-5. Lehecka kept it longer with a drop shot before Murray’s ace and another point snatched the win from the Czech. Also Read: Novak Djokovic Reacts After Seeing Doppelgangers In ‘Djokovic Multiverse’ Meme
The marathon man has not only reached his first ATP final since June last year, but he will be playing his fifth Doha final too. This semifinal was Murray’s first one in eight months. At the same time, he played against Lehecka for the first time. If Murray wins the final, then he will clinch his first ATP singles trophy after four years.
“That was one of the most amazing turnarounds I’ve had in my career,” Murray said. He had played deciding sets in his victories against Alexander Zverev and Lorenzo Sonego this week. Also Read: Rafael Nadal To Open Restaurant With Cristiano Ronaldo In The Middle East
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