Ex-first racket of the world Andy Murray because of health problems at the age of 31 decided to put an end to his professional career.
Before the start of the Australian Open Murray has admitted that he was tired to struggle with continuous problems with his hip. Injuries plagued the British in the summer of 2017. Murray has not played in four consecutive Grand slam tournaments, but after returning in round seven tournaments he managed to win only eight wins.
“I told my team that can stand up to Wimbledon, and they want to finish. But I’m not sure that I will succeed”, – quotes the words of Murray official Australian Open channel on “YouTube”.
Murray won three times at Grand slam tournaments – US Open 2012, Wimbledon 2013 and 2016. The Briton is the only two-time Olympic champion in singles and winner of 45 of the ATP.
Best career for Murray was 2016, the second time Andy won Wimbledon, won gold at the Olympics in Brazil, reached final at Australian Open and Roland Garros, and after the victory at the Final tournament to finish the season in the rank of the first racket of the world.
The last in the career of the Australian Open Andy Murray will begin on Monday with a match against 22nd-seeded Roberto Bautista-Agut.