While some matches leave a long-lasting impression on the fans and the players, the 2017 French Open match between Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka would regard as the career-changing match for both the players.
Additionally, the game saw everything, from enormous intensity to both players getting physical hurts, which changed their future to a large extent.
Moreover, Murray had to undergo hip surgery. And the Swiss, who was ranked 3rd during that time, had to undergo a surgery in his left leg.
However, now Andy Murray is back to the tennis court and will play in the 2020 French Open. Moreover, Murray has expressed his joy coming back to the Bois de Boulogne. Additionally, Murray received a wildcard for the tournament.
A Symbolic Moment For Everyone
Additionally, both Wawrinka and Murray practiced together, which is indeed a symbolic moment, not only for the players but also for the tennis fans. Besides, the practice was also recorded by the communication team of the tournament.
Moreover, both the players have had their share of success at the Philipe-Chatrier. While Wawrinka won the tournament in 2015, Murray’s best performance in the Paris came in 2016, when he reached the tournament’s finals. However, he lost to Novak Djokovic.
The Briton is at rank 111th as of now. After many months, he returned to the court when he played in the US Open 2020. Hence, Murray would like to perform at his best level.
However, it would not be easy for the former world number one. Murray did not play in the recently concluded Italian Open 2020. The 33-year old will arrive in the match without any practice on the clay surface.
While Rafael Nadal is the favorite to win the tournament, Novak Djokovic and the US Open 2020 champion, Dominic Thiem, are also no less behind.