fbpx
Saturday, January 16, 2021
No menu items!

Federer and Djokovic welcome Murray’s singles return

Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts with some of the best players in the world but the Scot says now is the time to really test himself with a return to singles.

Murray had hip resurfacing surgery in January in a bid to salvage his career and eased himself back into competitive action in doubles play.

The 32-year-old is now ready to go it alone and will face Frenchman Richard Gasquet on Monday in what will be his first singles match since losing in the Australian Open first round to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut seven months ago.

Now with a metal covering on part of his hip, Murray says he is pain-free but knows it will take time to regain his agility and movement around the court.

Murray returned to doubles play in June, winning the Queen’s Club title with partner Feliciano Lopez, who he also partnered to the last 16 in Montreal last week and will team up with again in Cincinnati.

Murray, who also played mixed doubles with Serena Williams at Wimbledon, would go against fourth seed Dominic Thiem in the second round if he gets by Gasquet.

(Production: Andy Ragg)

Latest News

Rapper Pitbull becomes NASCAR team co-owner

Rapper Pitbull on Friday (January 15) became part of the Trackhouse Racing Team's ownership group ahead of...

Texas Woman Indicted for Transporting Minor for Female Genital Mutilation

TEXAS -A Texas woman has been indicted for transporting a minor from the United States to a foreign country for the...

Minute Maid Park will host as a statewide mega vaccination center

HOUSTON- The Houston Health Department is partnering up with the Astros Foundation and transforming Minute Maid Park into a statewide mega vaccination...

Mayor Turner Encourages Houstonians to Honor Dr. King by Watching Virtual Parade and Donating to the Parade of Giving

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner encourages Houstonians to uphold the tradition of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. This year,...

Driver leads police on a chase from Houston into Conroe

HOUSTON - A suspect was taken into custody after leading Houston police on a lengthy high-speed chase early Friday morning.

More Articles Like This