Boris Becker described Andy Murray’s recent heroics as «simply unbelievable» and noted that this could be the year the Briton makes another deep run at Wimbledon. Since the start of the 2023 season, Murray has had several exciting victories, in which he saved match points.
At the Australian Open, Murray saved a match point en route to beating Matteo Berrettini, while coming back from two sets to beat Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round at Melbourne Park. Last week in Doha, Murray scored two epic victories: he saved three match points against Lorenzo Sonego and five match points against Jiri Lehecka, respectively.
Unfortunately for Murray, he failed to win his first title since 2019 when he was beaten by Daniil Medvedev in the Doha final.
Becker praises Murray: simply amazing
«Simply incredible. She would not have expected her to come back so strong after her hip surgery.
How he fights against his opponent, mainly in three sets, and also plays great tennis, also in the final against Danill Medvedev. It’s amazing how he managed to come back like this, and I want to look forward to it a little bit.
If he keeps playing like this and winning matches, I’m looking forward to Wimbledon. I think he could be at a good level there, on his favorite surface, which is grass,» Becker said. eurosport. Meanwhile, it’s no secret that Murray wants to make at least one deeper Grand Slam career before retiring from professional tennis.
Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, hasn’t made a deep major run since reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2017. Last year, Murray entered Wimbledon with high expectations as he expected to put in a solid run. But it didn’t happen after Murray was beaten by John Isner in the second round at Wimbledon.
This year, Murray reiterates the same message, as he believes Wimbledon is his best chance for a deep Grand Slam run.