2020 has not yet got going for Andy Murray. He had ATP Cup, Australian Open, Rotterdam and Montpellier on his schedule to begin his year but has not and will not compete at any of the events leaving question marks over what happens next? A pelvic injury brought his participation at the Davis Cup Finals in November to a short end after an incredible run of tournaments which saw him win in Antwerp. The injury is still lingering. So much so that he had to miss his usual scheduled training block down at Crandon Park in Miami. Some suggest Miami … Continue reading Andy Murray emphasises no ‘timeline’ on his recovery after latest setback sees him pull out of Montpellier & Rotterdam!
Andy Murray’s anticipated return to Australia is off. The 5 time Aussie Open finalist has announced he would not be heading to Melbourne with this groin/pelvic injury still causing him problems. The plan for Murray is to stay in London and continuing practicing having stepped back onto the court in the last week as injury forced the Brit to miss his training block in Miami. It is understood that there will not be a replacement in the ATP Cup for his position with Kyle Edmund opting to play in Doha that week. Murray was set to receive a wildcard for … Continue reading Andy Murray out of ATP Cup and Australian Open
In a months time tennis will be back in Melbourne. Home of the Australian Open, year on the year the event gets better and better. I was lucky enough to be there in January this year and they take hosting a Grand Slam to another level. Not only is the site beautiful to look at but there is soo much on offer to do and the access across the site is fantastic. From the viewing platform of the practice courts, AO ball park for kids and families, AO Live Stage which welcomes big artists from Australia and the UK, Grand … Continue reading All the news as the Australian Open countdown begins!
A routine for Andy Murray is a scheduled visit to Crandon Park to begin his season. Crandon Park up until this year was the home of the Miami Open which takes place in March following Indian Wells as part of the sunshine double. Murray is a former two time Miami Open champion at Crandon Park but has missed his scheduled training block out in Miami. Andy has had groin injury that has been lingering about since before the Davis Cup Finals where he only featured in one match which he won as Great Britain made it to the semi-finals. This … Continue reading Andy Murray misses scheduled annual trip to Crandon Park as Kyle Edmund begins his 2020 preparations!
The journey back for Andy Murray is still unknown. Despite a title on his return to Queens Club with Feliciano Lopez, a good run with Serena in mixed doubles, some hard fought wins in Asia and topping off an emotionally driven season with a title in Antwerp there are still a lot of unanswered questions which we may get answers to in 2020. The question is, how much tennis will Andy play and will he want to play? He was told by his surgeon in his Amazon Prime documentary that if he played seven more years of tennis there is … Continue reading Entering the unknown; what Andy Murray’s schedule could look like in 2020!
Throughout his career, Andy Murray has never backed down from a challenge. Early on in his career he was doubted physically, mentally and slated in the press. When he faced adversity he always came through strong. Any doubts have always been quashed. He has always come through obstacles and has battled at the very top of mens tennis consistently in one of the most brutal era’s. In the Resurfacing documentary on Amazon Prime we heard from his family, his team (Mark Bender, Matt Little, Shane Annun & Jamie Murray) and former coaches (Mark Petchey, Brad Gilbert, Amelie Mauresmo & Ivan … Continue reading Andy Murray Resurfacing documentary emphasis the Brit’s unmatched determination!
It is quite incredible that for 15 of the last 16 years the year end world number one ranking has been held by Federer, Djokovic or Nadal with all three holding it five times. There have been standout years for all three players when they have finished the year as number one but one year stands out the most to me and that is 2016. 2016 was the year Andy Murray finished the year as world number one. Federer missed quite a bit of tennis that year injured but Rafa and Novak still won big. Djokovic won in Melbourne, Indian … Continue reading Between them, Federer, Djokovic & Nadal have ended the year No.1 for 15 of the last 16 years but surely Andy’s 2016 was the standout?