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Last Updated: Friday, 30 September 2005, 08:23 GMT 09:23 UK
Gamewatch: Murray v Ginepri
Thailand Open quarter-final result:

A Murray (GB) v R Ginepri (US)

4-6 6-4 6-3

Third set:

Murray 4-6 6-4 6-3 Ginepri
Things are just not going for Ginepri and he angrily throws his racket to the floor in frustration as Murray wins another point. The Scot remains calm and dominates his opponent to break and to seal a place in his first ATP semi-final.

Murray 4-6 6-4 5-3 Ginepri
Murray looks to be in control when Ginepri pushes what seems to be a simple forehand long. Although Ginepri fights back, a backhand goes out after clipping the net and Murray is now desperately close.

Murray 4-6 6-4 4-3 Ginepri
Ginepri is wasting little time on his serve as another rapid game flies by. Murray looks to be conserving his energy for his own service games.

Murray 4-6 6-4 4-2 Ginepri
The momentum is certainly with Murray as he continues with his consistent serving display. He has not lost serve since the end of the first set.

Murray 4-6 6-4 3-2 Ginepri
Murray makes two unforced errors and slams his racket into the ground. The moment of petulance seems to fire him, however, and it is Ginepri who is feeling the pressure at the end as Murray claims a potentially crucial break.

Murray 4-6 6-4 2-2 Ginepri
Made to work at the start of the game, Murray fires in two successive aces to draw level yet again.

Murray 4-6 6-4 1-2 Ginepri
Ginepri, who reached the semi-finals of the US Open earlier this month, is eager to get this match over with and produces another efficient service game.

Murray 4-6 6-4 1-1 Ginepri
With Ginepri happy to sit back, Murray is making things happen and a fizzing ace secures an impressive service game.

Murray 4-6 6-4 0-1 Ginepri
Ginepri sets his stall out for the final set with a comfortable game, holding serve to love.

Second set:

Murray 4-6 6-4 Ginepri
The third seed dictates most of the game but Murray holds his ground and three powerful serves in a row seals the set and the match is now going to the decider.

Murray 4-6 5-4 Ginepri
Murray gets the break he has been looking for as Ginepri gets increasingly frustrated with his game.

Murray 4-6 4-4 Ginepri
The Briton is not giving this match up without a fight and some gutsy play, as well as two aces, seals the game.

Murray 4-6 3-4 Ginepri
Murray starts the game with a fine forehand winner but Ginepri battles back to hold serve.

Murray 4-6 3-3 Ginepri
Ginepri now looks to be losing concentration and makes some sloppy mistakes as Murray holds.

Murray 4-6 2-3 Ginepri
For the first time in a while, Ginepri's serve is placed under pressure as he goes from 40-15 to deuce. Murray contests a line call and on the next point Ginepri fires an ace to rub salt into the wound.

Murray 4-6 2-2 Ginepri
Murray may be starting to look a tiny bit fatigued but fights all the way to hold serve. A wonderful drop shot is the highlight of the game.

Murray 4-6 1-2 Ginepri
Ginepri continues his tactic of playing the percentages and letting Murray making the mistakes. It seems to be working as he holds another service game.

Murray 4-6 1-1 Ginepri
Murray gives his all as he tries to prevent being blown away and manages to hold serve with some tactically astute play.

Murray 4-6 0-1 Ginepri
The American looks a different player from the one that started the contest and pounces again as unforced errors continue to plague Murray's game. The game includes Ginepri's first winner of the match.

First set:

Murray 4-6 Ginepri
Murray is struggling with his execution and has faded somewhat after his bright start. Some three unforced errors cost him dear and Ginepri breaks to win the first set in 27 minutes.

Murray 4-5 Ginepri
The match is opening up a little and Ginepri's shot into a open court, after Murray successfully reached a skillful drop, wins the game.

Murray 4-4 Ginepri
Murray, who broke into the world's top 100 with victory over Robin Soderling on Thursday, holds serve to love.

Murray 3-4 Ginepri
The break seems to lift Ginepri and he has little trouble as he takes the lead for the first time.

Murray 3-3 Ginepri
Suddenly it is Ginepri looking the stronger as errors creep into Murray's play. The Scot produces his first double fault of the match so far to lose his serve.

Murray 3-2 Ginepri
The American also holds to love to get back into the set but is still behind.

Murray 3-1 Ginepri
If Ginepri did not know about his opponent's ability, he does now as a confident Murray holds serve to love.

Murray 2-1 Ginepri
The Brit continues to try and peg Ginepri back on his serve with some ferocious returns but the third seed holds to put his first game on the board.

Murray 2-0 Ginepri
The break is confirmed as Murray comfortably holds his serve.

Murray 1-0 Ginepri
Murray starts aggressively and a wonderful backhand return, his second of the game, gives him a break point which he converts.


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