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'I'm willing to take a risk': Murray targets US Open despite shadow of Covid-19

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The Scot admits lure of a return to venue of maiden grand slam title is too much to resist after so much time out injured
Andy Murray pauses when asked why he is gambling with his health to play at the US Open later this month while Covid-19 is still raging in American like an unpredictable beast. “I've missed it,” the 33-year-old Scot says, “missed it a lot. The situation I've been in the last few years, I've not had opportunity to play in many slams. I don't know how many I'll have left. “So, while I'm feeling relatively decent... obviously there is a risk there, but I want to try and...
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Andy Murray ‘willing to take risk' with US Open after years of injury hell

Andy Murray ‘willing to take risk' with US Open after years of injury hell

6 days ago   |   By Metro

Murray is desperate to get back to playing tennis
The precarious nature of tennis' return was brought to the fore this weekend, with a player testing positive for coronavirus during the WTA's restart in Palermo and serious doubts being raised over the Madrid Open.
There's an element of risk that comes with travelling to any international tennis tournament in the present climate - something Andy Murray acknowledges as he prepares to head to New York later this month.
With the pandemic far from under control globally, why take the risk?
For Murray, an eagerness to return to a sport he has...
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