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Don't forget.". You can tell he has a really strong woman in his life.

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The most positive thing is that my body felt good. After taking most of the 2017 season off with intense pain, the Scot decided in January 2018 to go under the knife in a bid to save his career. The worry when a player is out for a sustained period of time is that the tour will have moved on by the time they come back. In singles at the end of matches it is on you and that is the thing I’ve always had that is kind of different to doubles really.

Above all, he really stands out, he really speaks up about women's issues no matter what. The thing that is nice with doubles is that, when you win, you are winning with someone else and that is enjoyable. I don’t feel that the game has moved on and I won’t be able to get back. On the other side of the draw notable casualties include Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, John Isner, Marin Cilic, Denis Shapovalov and Alex de Minaur. Murray, a two-time singles champion at SW19, will compete in both the men's and mixed doubles less than a month after returning following hip surgery. We are working on it. He has survived them and learned from the consequences. The sixth seed, Alexander Zverev, went out in the first round along with the seventh, Stefanos Tsitsipas, followed by the Canadian teenager Félix Auger-Aliassime in the third round.

Andy Murray targets singles return after Wimbledon mixed doubles defeat This article is more than 1 year old • Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar win 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in third round

Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been part of his own history, as he continues a comeback that looked out of the question six months ago. For all that he is enjoying his mixed doubles experiment with Williams, there is a murmur beneath that strongly suggests he cannot wait to get back to being a champion again – on his own. Asked what she likes about Murray, Williams replied: "We're a lot alike on the court! ", Journalist: "Could you give us a rough percentage of how likely you think it is you would play with Andy? “It’s just different, singles and doubles.

The next few weeks should give Murray a good idea of the point his comeback has reached. A lot of the same guys are still there.”. Murray, who won Queen's with Feliciano Lopez, will partner Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the men's doubles.

Britain's Andy Murray has confirmed he will play mixed doubles with Serena Williams at Wimbledon. “At Queen’s, for example, we won the end of that final because of Feli. It could hardly have been clearer from his demeanour on Centre Court on Saturday evening, when he and Williams laughed and smiled their way through an easy opening match, that he is convinced he made the right decision in carrying on.

won the Queens doubles tournament with Feliciano Lopez, may yet choose to concentrate solely on the mens doubles, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Williams has struggled with a knee injury this year but beat Giulia Gatto-Monticone on Tuesday. “When me and Feli [López] won at Queen’s, we went out and bonded with each other, had dinner and that sort of stuff. For the first time since 2017, Andy Murray takes to the famous lawn greens of SW19.

First published on Wed 10 Jul 2019 11.34 EDT. But did he not miss the cut and thrust of high-grade singles, though? "Talking about work ethic... His work ethic is just honestly off the charts. ONE of the greats is returning to the All England Club. Wimbledon are working on a statue of Andy Murray for when he retires, chairman Philip Brook has revealed.

A slew of prospects and established seeds have failed to reach the second week. So it is difficult to know how responsible you were for certain things.
“I think, considering the lack of matches, I did OK. I think above all that is just fantastic. None of his serial physical blows seemed to have killed his love of the game, although he came perilously close to walking away after his hip pain kicked in brutally in the first round of the Australian Open in January.

American Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam singles winner, had earlier told journalists: "If you guys really want it... all right, done.".

He was also a silver medallist with Laura Robson in the London 2012 Olympics which were played at the All England Club.

It’s a lot of physical work now trying to get stronger really, get a good balance with all of the kind of muscles around my hip.

Then I’d be getting killed when I came in here [to his press conference] for losing in the first round every week. He played brilliant at the end of the match.

TWO-TIME Wimbledon winner Murray last played in the singles competition back in 2017, where as defending champion he reached the quarter-finals.

It’s your responsibility.

Murray played mixed doubles at Wimbledon in 2006 where he teamed up with Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens and reached the second round. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies.

", Williams: "Yeah? All right, done, just for you guys. Read about our approach to external linking. But with his injury issues still nagging away in the background, the Brit isn't rushing his return and won't be competing in the singles.

Murray and Williams did well to force Soares and Melichar to a third set but the top seeds were too sharp, especially at the start of the decider, and were deserving winners. We have done some work already on it and there is still more work to do.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers.

“If, physically, I can get back to a good level my tennis is still fine,” he says.

I’am having second thoughts about playing in the mixed doubles because I have spoken to a few people and they say matches can get backed up at the end of the tournament.

Much has happened since 2012 across the Tour as the rivals he grew up with have won their own struggles against injury and the ravages of time but Murray insists he can work his way back into that picture.

If you guys really want it, then maybe I'll do it.

Get the latest tennis headlines sent straight to your phone, sign-up to our newsletter and learn where to find us on online. That’s the thing that is different about it that I am not used to as much.”.

There is a lot more self-analysis in singles. I think I’m doing some physical testing next week. Throughout his 14-year professional career he has defied the odds and all expert opinion.

For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. "To do what he's done in an era where there's so many other great male tennis players, so much competition, to rise above it, not many people have done it.
Instead, perhaps the Murray Trophy, a Challenger Tour event named in the family’s name, to be held in Glasgow in late September, may be a gentler, less pressured reintroduction to the tour. Next three hours? "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Murray’s hopes of winning the mixed doubles title with Serena Williams ended with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against the No 1 seeds, Bruno Soares of Brazil and the American Nicole Melichar, but the two former champions got what they wanted out of the tournament: for Williams, more matches as she tries to equal Margaret Court’s all-time grand slam singles titles record of 24; for Murray, more evidence his modified right hip will enable him to return to the singles court at some stage later this year. I've always liked that about him. after murdering lover', ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Nobody expected Murray to make the recovery he has - and he hasn't retired from singles competition.

“Why not?” he says, when asked whether he still felt he could beat the best of the past and the best of the future.

In the morning? I don't know.

To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. Britain's Andy Murray has confirmed he will play mixed doubles with Serena Williams at Wimbledon. The Scot was turned down by world number one Ashleigh Barty before suggesting he might pair up with 37-year-old Williams, who has won seven doubles titles at Wimbledon.

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