There have been some discussions about the former World No.1 Andy Murray’s career since hip surgeries. A major question is: can he regain his title-winning form?. However, the three-time Grand Slam champion admits he can contend with top players in significant tournaments.
The Scot was to begin the 2021 season at the Australian Open summer series, but he could not travel to Melbourne after testing positive for the Coronavirus. Afterwards, Murray participated at a challenger event in Biella, where he fell in the final to Ukrainian Illya Marchenko.
“I Want To Be On The Courts At Wimbledon”, says Murray
In the recent The Tennis Podcast, Murray said he wants to be on courts at the SW19 along with a chance of wearing a crown. He further emphasised that there is a small group of people who hold false beliefs about his intentions, but he believes it is honestly possible.
“I want to be on the courts at Wimbledon with a chance of winning the event. I do genuinely believe it’s possible. I’m sure some people will think I’m delusional, but I believe I can compete with the best players in the best events,” Murray stated during the conversation.
Why Does Andy Murray Often Say He Wants Play At The Championships?
Someone who doesn’t like to play in front of the home crowd and their hands clapping, then why not Andy Murray.
Firstly, Wimbledon is his home slam. Secondly, The 33-years-old from Glasgow began his Grand Slam run at the 2005 event as a wildcard entrant. Thirdly, Murray won two out of three major titles on the grass court.
Notably, he competed for the trophy thrice and reached the semi-finals seven times so far. Brit has not played since 2018 due to injury.