Andy Murray: 'It Provides Another Great Opportunity For Me To...'

«It gives me another great opportunity to…»

The 2023 Australian Open ended several days ago and we have attended a tournament that has brought many incredible stories. The most important one is obviously the victorious return of Serbian champion Novak Djokovic, who dominated the tournament and is now number one in the world again.

This, but not only with the Australian Open, which had several protagonists. Among them, one of the athletes who has most moved insiders is the British tennis player andy murray. After various injuries, Andy returned to playing non-stop a few years ago, but never reached the levels of the past.

Nonetheless, Murray was one of the absolute stars in Melbourne. Andy defeated Matteo Berrettini, the 13th seed in the tournament, in the first round, defeated in four sets and after four hours and 49 minutes of play. Not content with that, Murray had an extraordinary match in the second round where he came back from two sets down and played the longest match of his career.

Five hours and 45 minutes and an extraordinary challenge against local idol Thanasi Kokkinakis, in a match destined to go down in Murray and tournament history. Murray prevailed with the result of 4-6, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 7-5, leaving fans and insiders exultant.

The tennis player, Tracy Austin, commented on Andy Murray’s adventure in this first Grand Slam tournament of this 2023. Tracy stated: “Apart from the tournament champions, what I will remember most from the Australian Open 2023 is Andy Murray.

His fighting style is extraordinary. Four years ago I remember one of his losses and he told me that he was worried that he would never play again. to professional tennis. Now we are in 2023, he fights and works hard, he is a true warrior who loves to compete”.

Austin continued: “He played 10 1/2 hours in the first two games and that’s unbelievable, his response to that is unbelievable. You just have to applaud this guy, three Grand Slams, two Olympic gold medals and he will definitely be part of the Hall of Fame in the future, it’s incredible to see him play, «concluded the former tennis player.

The Dubai Open will begin on February 27

Andy Murray has received a wild card to play in the ATP 500 Dubai Open. «Coming back to Dubai brings back a lot of good memories, especially 2017 and the final with Fernando,» he said.

«My form is improving and my game is improving, so the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships gives me another great opportunity to continue climbing the ranks,» said the 35-year-old.

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