Tennis: Andy Murray Pulls Out From Citi Open & Rogers Cup

Andy Murray

Murray, 31, was due to play the Australian tennis pro Alex de Minaur, in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Citi Open, however he decided to withdraw from the match.

Andrew Barron Murray is a British professional tennis player from Scotland and is currently ranked at number 832 in the tennis men’s singles rankings.

Murray also bowed out of the upcoming Rogers Cup, and the primary reason behind it was his hip surgery, that was troubling the tennis player for a long time.

The Briton tennis player made his rebound to the sport after an 11-month gap, at Queen’s tournament in June. Furthermore, he also played at Eastbourne tournament, before choosing he was not sufficiently fit to contend at Wimbledon a month ago.

The previous world number one will now take proper rest, which will help in aiding towards a full recovery of his hip muscles. And, the next plans for the British national will be now be centred around the Cincinnati Masters, which is scheduled to begin from 13 August.

In his own words, Andy Murray explained the situation by saying:

“I’m exhausted after playing so much over the past four days, having not competed on the hard courts for 18 months,”

“I also need to be careful and to listen to my body as I come back from a long-term injury.”

Tennis fans were expressive on social media regarding Andy Murray’s decision to withdraw from the match against Alex De Minaur, and were found to be divided in their opinion. Have a look:

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