Would give up being number one just to be back playing on the court docket, says Andy Murray
Three-times grand slam champion Andy Murray, who underwent a hip surgical procedure, is determined to return back to the court docket and mentioned that he would give up the title of World No. 1 just to be back on the court docket playing.
During a question-answer session on social media, Murray, who pulled out of the Australian Open after failing to recuperate from a hip damage, mentioned “I can tell you sitting on a couch right now whilst the Australian Open is in that I would give back being number 1 in the world just to be back playing on the court again.. Passion is much higher than it was then.” Murray has not performed a aggressive match since hobbling to defeat by Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon quarter-finals six months in the past.
On his restoration, the five-times Australian Open runner-up mentioned that it was going higher than he had anticipated. Murray was additionally requested about the chance of decreasing males’s matches at Grand Slams to better of three contests as a substitute of finest of 5 to which he replied, “If it’s what the people want then it’s worth a try. I don’t mind either way. Best of three is easier on the body and would help longevity. Best of five tests mental and physical side more.”
Murray, who has fallen to 19th in the world, had shared an image after his surgerly final week and mentioned, “A little post op photo. I’m feeling really positive and looking forward to starting rehab. Thanks to everyone for the well wishes and support the last few days.. It really helps.”