Andy Murray will purpose to increase his Olympic reign in Tokyo.
The 2-time defending Olympic gold-medal champion has been named to Nice Britain’s Olympic workforce. Murray, the one participant in historical past to efficiently defend the Olympic singles gold medal, joins British No. 1 Dan Evans, Johanna Konta and Heather Watson as singles starters on Crew GB.
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The 34-year-old Murray may even play doubles alongside Joe Salisbury. Evans will associate Neal Skupski with Konta and Watson becoming a member of forces in ladies’s doubles. Jamie Murray, Andy’s older brother and former world No. 1 doubles participant, just isn’t on the squad.
On the 2012 London Olympic Video games, Murray defeated Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in succession to win his first gold medal in entrance of a wildly enthusiastic crowd at Wimbledon. 4 years later, Murray made historical past preventing off Juan Martin del Potro in a gripping four-set last to efficiently defend the gold medal.
The 2021 Tokyo Olympics are scheduled for July twenty third to August eighth.
Monica Puig is defending ladies’s gold-medal champion.