Andy Murray is hoping of constructing a return to Grand Slam tennis at each the US and French Open later this 12 months. The three-time Grand Slam champion has been out of motion since November with a pelvic damage, however will return in an all-British match hosted by his brother Jamie Murray this week. Murray will face Liam Broady on the Nationwide Tennis Centre in Roehampton on Tuesday. The Battle of the Brits offers Murray the possibility to get some aggressive motion below his belt forward of the deliberate August resumption of the ATP tour earlier than two Grand Slams are available in fast succession.
Some main gamers, together with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, have questioned whether or not they are going to head throughout the Atlantic to play at Flushing Meadows.
Nevertheless, Murray is pleased to return to New York for his first Grand Slam because the 2019 Australian Open, even when it means limiting the variety of his workforce who can journey with him.
“Taking part in the Grand Slams could be my precedence,” mentioned the Scot. “The schedule is hard and I perceive the rationale why it’s like that.
“I do not thoughts what the state of affairs is, offering it’s secure.
“If I used to be instructed I may take one particular person with me, for instance, you may make that work. I might most likely go together with a physio and a few teaching may very well be completed remotely.”
Murray is but to attract up a schedule of which occasions he’ll play in preparation for the Slams, however is hoping an prolonged layoff will assist his physique absolutely get well from various critical accidents.
The 33-year-old had career-saving hip surgical procedure in 2019, earlier than his newest long-term damage layoff.
Murray had been planning a return in March earlier than the coronavirus pandemic introduced the tour to a halt.
“My hip has been feeling higher for most likely the previous three or 4 weeks,” he added.
“Proper now, I really feel a little bit bit extra assured as a result of I’ve had extra coaching below my belt, extra apply. In March time, I might solely been practising for 4 or 5 weeks since I might had the problems.”
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