Publish first-round defeat in Madrid Open, Andy Murray weighs on French Open return

Andy Murray mentioned he hopes to play at French Open after crashing out within the first spherical of the Madrid Open on Thursday.

Murray suffered a first-round defeat towards Andrea Vavassori 6-2, 7-6(7) on Thursday on the Madrid Open.

“Definitely the start of the clay season hasn’t been that simple for me, however usually after a couple of weeks, I begin to really feel higher and play higher. Clearly final 12 months, I am not saying I got here right here and performed unbelievable tennis right away, however I used to be enjoying nicely sufficient to win matches… towards good gamers, high gamers,” Murray was quoted as saying by ATP.com in his post-match press convention.

Murray additionally steered that he may play at Roland Garros for the primary time since 2020.

“There are a couple of totally different opinions in my staff about what I ought to be doing,” Murray mentioned of a possible return to the Parisian clay, on which he has competed simply as soon as since his run to the 2017 semi-finals.

When requested to elaborate on his ideas in direction of Roland Garros, Murray said he hoped to take part within the 12 months’s second Grand Slam.

“I want to play, simply purely as a result of I do not know if I am going to get one other alternative to play once more. While I really feel match and wholesome, I want to give it a go. However I even have ambitions of competing for Wimbledon titles and that form of stuff, and I do know that sitting right here as we speak that in all probability does not sound sensible, however I do imagine that that is a chance. I clearly need to do the best factor there,” he defined.

Murray skipped Roland Garros in every of the previous two years to make an early begin to his Wimbledon preparations.

“I do not know. It is unattainable to say what the best factor to do is, however clearly it is a Grand Slam. I would really like the chance to play,” he concluded. (ANI)

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.

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