Andy Murray is hoping of creating a return to Grand Slam tennis at each the US and French Open later this yr. The three-time Grand Slam champion has been out of motion since November with a pelvic harm, however will return in an all-British event hosted by his brother Jamie Murray this week. Murray will face Liam Broady on the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton on Tuesday. The Battle of the Brits offers Murray the possibility to get some aggressive motion below his belt forward of the deliberate August resumption of the ATP tour earlier than two Grand Slams are available fast succession.
The US Open is ready to happen behind closed doorways from 31 August, with the French Open beginning on 27 September.
Some main gamers, together with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, have questioned whether or not they’ll head throughout the Atlantic to play at Flushing Meadows.
However, Murray is completely happy to return to New York for his first Grand Slam because the 2019 Australian Open, even when it means limiting the variety of his group who can journey with him.
“Playing the Grand Slams would be my priority,” stated the Scot. “The schedule is tricky and I understand the reason why it is like that.
“I do not thoughts what the scenario is, offering it’s secure.
“If I was told I could take one person with me, for example, you can make that work. I’d probably go with a physio and some coaching could be done remotely.”
Murray is but to attract up a schedule of which occasions he’ll play in preparation for the Slams, however is hoping an prolonged layoff will assist his physique totally get well from numerous severe accidents.
The 33-year-old had career-saving hip surgical procedure in 2019, earlier than his newest long-term harm layoff.
Murray had been planning a return in March earlier than the coronavirus pandemic introduced the tour to a halt.
“My hip has been feeling better for probably the past three or four weeks,” he added.
“Right now, I feel a little bit more confident because I’ve had more training under my belt, more practice. In March time, I’d only been practising for four or five weeks since I’d had the issues.”
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