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Re: Has any player's first title been a Masters? Or how about a slam?

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Didn't Berdych's first title happen in Bercy ?
First title was Palermo in 2004.

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del GOATro, us open 2009
Yeah, no. Not even close. The guy had a handful of titles before USO 2009, including his first 4 titles consecutively.

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Re: Has any player's first title been a Masters? Or how about a slam?

Jan Kodes' first title = RG 1970

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First title was Palermo in 2004.
berdshit's first title in his eyes was beating federer at the 2004 olympics
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Stich's 2nd title = Wimbledon 1991

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Re: Has any player's first title been a Masters? Or how about a slam?

Pernfors' first final was RG 1986

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Re: Has any player's first title been a Masters? Or how about a slam?

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Wow, haven't posted on MTF in ages. Anyhow, thread title is pretty clear. Has any player's first tour title been a Masters title? Or how about a first title being a slam?
Albert Portas won his only title in Hamburg 2001. He is the last one.
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Guga is the first who you will think about, for sure. I believe that RG was the first tournament where he got to the final as well.

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Chris Woodruff's first title was Montreal 1997

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Guga is the first who you will think about, for sure. I believe that RG was the first tournament where he got to the final as well.
It was. Bologna the week after (!) was his second final (he lost to Mantilla).
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Chris Woodruff's first title was Montreal 1997
True, beating Kuerten in the final (Kuerten's third). He won one more title, though, Newport 1999.
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William Laurentz's first documented title was the World Hard Court Championships in 1920.

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Rafter's 2nd title was the USO 1997

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Re: Has any player's first title been a Masters? Or how about a slam?

Frank Hadow's first title was Wimbledon in 1878. And his first and last tournament. epic 100% career record. RELEVANT

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