‘Moments like that are the reasons I’m still playing,’ says Andy Murray


Andy Murray says moments like his Wimbledon victory over Oscar Otte are the rationale he nonetheless performs tennis.

Murray overcame the German in a marathon match on Centre Court docket on Wednesday, with the group absolutely invested in what was an exciting finish to the match.

It was solely the second Wimbledon singles match Murray has been in a position to play since shedding to Sam Querrey within the 2017 quarterfinals, with him going via a hellish time with harm since.

Nonetheless, he says that roar from the Centre Court docket crowd is strictly why he retains placing himself via the bodily calls for of enjoying with a resurfaced hip.

“A variety of what I’m doing now could be tougher than a variety of the stuff I used to be doing in my mid-20s,” Andy Murray stated.

“Due to the bodily points that I’ve had, it’s robust clearly going out and enjoying matches of that size while you’ve not had many matches, not had a great deal of preparation and never performed an entire lot of grass courtroom tennis in 4 years.

“It’s been robust. However, that’s one of many the reason why I’m nonetheless enjoying is due to moments like that. Why would you need to give that up?”

“You realize, the ambiance, it was good the entire match however particularly the final hour and a half was good and I nonetheless take pleasure in that.”


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