3-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray, who misplaced 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 10-Five to Kyle Edmund on Wednesday, mentioned that the defeat does not trouble him and worrying about his hip harm was once the highest worry.
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- I’m hoping my hip is OK, and I pull up smartly from it: Andy Murray
- I do know if my hip is just right, my tennis will handiest give a boost to : Andy Murray
- Andy Murray mentioned he was once assured of enjoying at absolute best degree if he paintings laborious on couple of items
Andy Murray took his defeat to Kyle Edmund on the ‘Struggle of the Brits’ match in stride and the previous global primary says he’s at the proper trail to enjoying on the absolute best degree once more after a seven-month layoff because of hip issues.
Murray beat Liam Broady on Tuesday within the charity event in his first aggressive fit for the reason that Davis Cup Finals in November, earlier than the two times Wimbledon champion misplaced 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 10-Five to Edmund on Wednesday.
“To be truthful, I’m really not about the result of the fit, after a fit like that I’m hoping my hip is OK, and I pull up smartly from it,” mentioned Murray.
The week-long match, organised by means of Murray’s brother Jamie whilst skilled tennis stays suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is being performed in the back of closed doorways with strict well being protocols in position.
Murray has mentioned he’s having a look ahead to competing on the U.S. Open and French Open later this 12 months.
“I do know if my hip is just right, my tennis will handiest give a boost to and recuperate over the following few months. If I will be able to get constant follow,” he mentioned.
“The hip feels just right. If I play like that and do a couple of issues higher, sharpen up a few issues, I can play top degree tennis.
“That was once just right, sure. Then it’s pulling up the following day, see how you’re feeling, no longer going in a scenario the place it’s a must to take two to 3 weeks off to get better principally.”