HomeTENNISMurray eyes post-tennis profession as caddie
Murray eyes post-tennis profession as caddie
March 30, 2021
Andy Murray says he could be eager to turn out to be a caddie to knowledgeable golfer when he ultimately calls time on his tennis profession.
The 33-year-old former world primary advised the Gentleman’s Journal that he would additionally think about doing his soccer teaching badges.
Murray is on the comeback path after hip surgical procedure in 2019.
“I like sport, so one thing else that may curiosity me post-playing could be working in one other sport,” he stated.
“I acquired requested about this a short time in the past and, as a result of I actually like golf, being a caddie on a golf tour could be thrilling – to be up shut and private with high golfers and to study one other sport like that.
“There’s most likely additionally some crossover between tennis and golf on the psychological facet and issues, and serving to a golfer with that is likely to be fascinating.
“Or getting my teaching badges in soccer – that may be enjoyable.”
Murray was a proficient footballer in his youth and was requested to coach with Rangers, however turned down the supply to give attention to his tennis profession.
The three-time Grand Slam winner, who needed to withdraw from the Miami Open final week with a groin harm, additionally revealed he used final 12 months’s lockdown to develop one other sporting ability.
“For the primary two months of lockdown all of my coaching was carried out at residence. I used to be doing a variety of cardio work and, for the primary time in my life, I did some highway biking,” he stated.
“To start with, I acquired a motorcycle simply to have the ability to exit and train. However I acquired fairly into it. I actually loved it.
“I truly assume, after I end enjoying tennis, biking is one thing I wish to do extra of. I reside 20 minutes south of Wimbledon in Surrey. So I cycled round Field Hill, the place they did a few of the Olympic highway racing.
“I had two or three routes I used to be doing constantly. And, as a result of I am aggressive, I used to be seeing if I may beat my occasions every week, to see if I used to be getting fitter. I loved going up the hills – so robust, however I actually cherished it.”