andy murraywinner of three grand slamensured that being in Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 It is a motivation to continue being active and still visible to compete against the best.
The Briton, who became world number one in 2016, is the only male tennis player in history to win two Olympic gold medals in singles, in London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016and hopes to be in Paris by 2024.
“I don’t have to prove anything to anyone,” Murray said on Monday at the ‘Challenger’ category tournament in Surbiton (UK), where he is competing this week.
“I still see myself as capable of playing against the best, on grass and on cement. In the Davis Cup we have a good chance, because we have a good team, then there are the Olympic Games, which are very special for me, they motivate me… I want to qualify and go to Paris. I still want to win, compete and see how far I can take my body”, added the Scotsman, who decided not to play at Roland Garros to prepare for grass. tour in better conditions.
“With the surgeries I had… They told me that I can’t compete again, but I want to see how far I can go. I’m number 41 in the world and I can be very high,” he said.
Murray’s big goals on this tour on grass courts are Queen’s tournaments, where he won five times, and Wimbledon, where he won in 2016 and 2017.
“I need 300 more points to be seeded at Wimbledon, so I have to do well in the next few weeks,” Murray, 36, said.
Source: La Verdad
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