Andy Murray Hopes To Be Ready For 2018

by Tom Gainey | November 8th, 2017, 11:19 am

Speaking in Glasgow after an exo match against Roger Federer last night, Andy Murray revealed he’s not 100% certain he’ll be ready to play in Brisbane to start 2018.

Murray has been out since Wimbledon due to a hip injury.

“I hope I’m there,” Murray said of playing in Australia. “Things have been going pretty well so far in the rehab but you just never know. You have setbacks and then things come on quite quickly as well. I’ve been training for a few weeks now. Some days I’ve felt great, some days not so good, but I’m getting there and I’ll come back when I’m ready and 100 percent fit.”

Federer agreed that Murray should take his time and not rush things.

Murray will also return to the U.S. again for another training block to start the year.

“My plan is to do a couple of weeks in Miami and then go to Australia very early, much earlier than I have done in the past,” Murray said. “Coming into the beginning of the new year I will be at a bit of a disadvantage because I have not played matches for a long time. So, if I can go there a bit earlier to get used to the conditions, a bit sooner than some of the other players, that might help level it up a bit.”

Of course Murray also has another family member to consider!

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6 Comments for Andy Murray Hopes To Be Ready For 2018

ruth Says:

Don’t rush back Any; take your time in rehab. Might be better to return after the Australian Open and ease your way in gradually with 3-set matches in the run-up to the French…
Well done in Glasgow; some nice passing shots and the signature lob. Good to see Murray and Fed having fun!

j-kath Says:

This is an article by a man one can trust when it applies to Andy Murray…the reality – not negative but not OTP optimistic

AndyMira Says:

A very good article JK…Thanks for give it to us…I also read what Andrew Castle said about Andy…and honestly,i don’t like his pessimistic view at all…I choose to rely on Andy’s words more than anything…if he can’t return at AO,then he can return at FO..if not FO,then Wimby…What’s important is the desire & passion to play…Injury will heal sooner or later…Rafa took 2 whole years to get back to his top level…And Andy will too…Insyaallah…

j-kath Says:

A-M: Re. Andrew Castle – I also read that and my goodness, hung, drawn and quartered is too
good for that repetitive, boring pain-in-the-derriere ass*ole. He hardly know the difference
between a tennis ball and a golf ball.

AndyMira Says:

JK!…hehehehe…Yeaaahhhh!!…It seems AC is still not learned anything from R & R resurgence this year…Pity!!…He will lick his own spit when Andy start winning again in the future…

Daniel Says:

Imagine an AO final between Murray and Djoko, that would be amazing, emulating FEdal 2017. And tsrat the year with a bang right from the get go.

Hope all of Big 4 plus Wawa and Delpo are in the last 8 in AO and all healthy.

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