FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Davis Cup Finals – Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain – November 20, 2019 Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates successful his match towards Netherlands’ Tallon Griekspoor Information/Susana Vera
(Information) – Former world tennis primary Andy Murray stated he can lastly play with out worrying about his hip following career-saving surgical procedure in January, however expects subsequent 12 months’s Australian Open to be the most important check of his progress.
The 32-year-old appeared on the verge of ending his profession at first of the 12 months however returned to singles motion on the ATP Tour in August following resurfacing surgical procedure, and gained his first trophy since 2017 beating Stan Wawrinka in Antwerp final month.
Having performed just one match in Britain’s run to the last-four of the Davis Cup Finals in Spain final week on account of a groin problem, Murray is hoping to construct up his health forward of the primary Grand Slam of 2020.
“I do know I’ll be capable of compete in main tournaments with out having to fret about it,” Murray instructed reporters forward of a documentary launch on his damage issues within the final 12 months.
“I’ve performed three-set matches and a few lengthy ones just lately, however the perfect of 5 is an additional hour, hour-and-a-half on prime of that so I’ll discover out in Australia.
“Originally, you’re desirous about it (hip) after each motion you make and that’s not a great way to enter competing however now I’m not desirous about it after I’m taking part in.”
Three-times Grand Slam champion Murray can also be scheduled to play within the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia beginning Jan. three.
“I used to be requested what could be success in Australia and I don’t know the way I’ll carry out,” Murray added.
“I’m not anticipating to win the match (Australian Open) but when I can play a five-set match and get by way of and don’t have any sick results on the hip … that’s success.”
Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Christopher Cushing