“Pleasure To Be Back To Roland Garros”: Andy Murray Grateful for Opportunity to Play Again

Diksha Arya

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Andy Murray has had a history of bad injuries, which has tremendously affected the former world number one’s tennis career. Additionally, Murray considers his French Open match against Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the year 2017 as the “end” of his back and hip.

Additionally, Murray was world number one at that time. However, he caved into an injury after the defeat against Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon. Even after this, he returned to play at the Roland Garros. Now, he reveals what actually affected his now-resurfaced hip.

Murray, on his Instagram handle, wrote, “Been a long journey to get back on Court Phillipe Chtrier.” 

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“Match Against Wawrinka Turned Out To Be The End Of My Hip”- Murray

He also wrote, revealing the time that his injury really started talking a toll on his career. He wrote, “Three-and-half years since I played Stan Wawrinka in a brutal five-set semifinal which turned out to be the end of my hip.”

Additionally, the 3-times Grand Slam winner also wrote, “It was a pleasure to be back to Roland Garros and a huge thank you to the FFT for giving me the opportunity to play again here.”

Besides, the 33-year-old also wrote about the stadium and the environment around it. He mentioned, “The new stadium with the roof looks amazing and all the changes and the improvements they have made for the players is much appreciated.”

Murray, who is ranked 111th in the ATP rankings around the world received a wild card entry in the tournament. Additionally, the French Open is all start to begin from September 27. Besides, he was not able to play in the Italian Open 2020 as he decided to skip the tournament.

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Murray earlier played in the US Open, where he was able to reach till the second round of the tournament. Britain’s former world number one has returned to the tennis court after a long time due to continuous injuries and is looking to enjoy the game.

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Diksha Arya

Diksha Arya

A student by day and a writer by night, she expresses her thoughts through writeups and poems and is an ardent cricket, football and tennis lover.
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