Andy Murray to play at subsequent week’s Open Sud de France in ATP Tour return

Andy Murray to play at subsequent week’s Open Sud de France in ATP Tour return

Murray solely performed seven official matches in 2020 as he battled a pelvic drawback which compromised his makes an attempt to rebuild his profession after hip surgical procedure.

Andy Murray to play at next week's Open Sud de France in ATP Tour return

Andy Murray in a file picture. AFP

Former world primary Andy Murray will make his ATP Tour return with subsequent week’s Open Sud de France in Montpellier, organisers stated on Monday.

Murray misplaced in Sunday’s ultimate of the Biella Problem occasion in Italy in his opening event of the yr.

The 33-year-old, a three-time Grand Slam winner (US Open 2012, Wimbledon 2013 and 2016) was compelled to overlook the continuing Australian Open attributable to a constructive COVID-19 take a look at.

“Andy Murray, earlier World No 1, a number of Slam winner and double Olympic Gold medallist, will play in Open Sud de France 2021,” the organisers of the competitors beginning on 21 February stated.

“With 46 ATP titles he is likely one of the finest gamers of the previous decade.

“After harm issues over the previous few years, he has been working exhausting within the off season and looking out ahead to competing as soon as once more in 2021.”

Murray solely performed seven official matches in 2020 as he battled a pelvic drawback which compromised his makes an attempt to rebuild his profession after hip surgical procedure.

The Scot, who had initially been given an Australian Open wildcard, was livid at lacking the event and believes he grew to become contaminated with COVID-19 on the Nationwide Tennis Centre in London, the place most of Britain’s elite tennis gamers skilled through the pandemic.

He stated he was “fairly sick” and had handed the virus onto his spouse Kim and their three younger youngsters.

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