London: Former World No.1 Andy Murray mentioned he is able to take part at this 12 months`s US Open if he’s assured by the authorities that will probably be secure to journey to New York contemplating the coronavirus risk.
It was lately introduced that the final Grand Slam of the 12 months will likely be held in response to its authentic schedule from August 31 with the Cincinnati Open being held at the Flushing Meadows earlier than that from August 22.
“I would go and play provided that we are given the assurance that it`ll be safe to go,” Murray was quoted as saying by Daily Mail.
“If there`s an increased risk that we as a sport are going to make things worse then absolutely they shouldn`t have the event.”
Murray is taking part within the `Battle of Brits` event at the Roehampton`s National Tennis Center, the place prime eight British gamers will likely be competing in a bio-secure surroundings, beginning Tuesday.
This would be the first time Murray will likely be seen on courtroom in seven months as he was out with a hip damage earlier than the pandemic ravaged the complete ATP season.
“I`ve been dealing with all the training and stuff I have done up until now very well. Playing matches is what is important for me,” Murray mentioned.
“I`m taking part in Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. The gamers listed below are at degree in order that will likely be check for me bodily.
“I wish to maintain up bodily this week, and have my hip good at the top of it, having accomplished three, 4 or 5 matches.
“If the hip hasn`t flared up, that would be a hugely positive thing,” he added.