This past week we all saw some amazing performances from Andy Murray. It looked like the charm of the old Scottish is back and that maybe he will find his true spirit in Wimbledon. But seems like that is not going to happen now. The 2013 and 2016 Wimbledon champ suffered an injury while playing a grass-court tournament earlier this week. The kind of matches he played and the kind of players he beat were commendable. In that particular tournament, he managed to beat Nick Kyrgios. That was special, and further managed to reach the final before losing to Berrettini. Anyway, his performance was much appreciated by the fans, and we all got excited to see him perform.
2-3 years ago, nobody even thought Andy Murray could make a comeback like this. After the terrible hip replacement surgery, he announced his retirement. Millions of wishes came his way, and the likable personality left the sport. Then again, the grit of the Brit is something outstanding. He worked his way through again and made a comeback. Initially, he started playing doubles only. Later, he came to the singles arena and tried his best. His best was certainly not enough, but he kept on trying. Slowly after several months, we started seeing the old glimpse of Andy is his playing. Far from what he used to be, something was still better than nothing. And watching him perform recently, everybody’s heart just melted. It was looking as if he was getting better with every game, and we hoped of watching him again at Wimbledon. But how fate has it, again an injury came, and now he is out. The entire United Kingdom is in shock as Murray has been their sole hope for so many. Unfortunately, it does not seem to be the case now.
We wish Andy Murray a speedy and healthy recovery.
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Who Is Andy Murray?
A Scottish guy, Andy Murray, has been the best British player for almost two decades. He is been inside the constant top 10 players for almost 10 years except for one month in 2008. Regardless, he has maintained his number 1 position in the ATP rankings for almost 41 weeks. A very nice all-court player, Andy Murray is a three-time grand slam winner, winning Wimbledon twice in 2013 and 2016 and one US Open in 2012. He also has the gold medal to his name at the London Olympics in 2012. The only player in the history of tennis to have won back-to-back gold medals in the Olympics. He retained his medal by defeating Juan Martin Del Potro in the final of the 2016 Rio Olympics. He is arguably the most celebrated Male tennis player in British History.
What is Wimbledon?
The green-grass Grand Slam tournament is held every year in London from the end of June to the beginning of July. Wimbledon has always been associated with class and elegance. It is a part of the All-England-Tennis Club. Probably the only Grand Slam tournament where the British Royal Family marks their presence. This tournament has a special day reserved for people, celebrated sports personalities across all sports come to the center court. They are applauded for about a minute for their amazing contribution to their respective sport.
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