Andy Murray pulls out of next month’s Marseille Open

first_img Reuters MelbourneJanuary 18, 2019UPDATED: January 18, 2019 15:36 IST Andy Murray lost the first-round match at Australian Open 2019 to Roberto Bautista Agut (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAndy Murray may have to undergo surgery on his troublesome hip again, Marseille Open organisers have saidMurray had said the Australian Open could be his last as a professional tennis playerMurray has struggled to regain form since undergoing hip surgery in January 2018 Andy Murray has pulled out of next month’s Marseille Open as he “may have to undergo surgery again”, the tournament organisers said on Friday.Murray has struggled to regain form since undergoing hip surgery last January and was knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday having said the tournament could be his last as a professional.”…due to ongoing pain in the hip, Andy Murray may have to undergo surgery again and therefore playing the upcoming tournaments including Marseille was no longer an option,” the organisers said in a statement.”It’s tough but I don’t have a choice, I was very keen on returning to Marseille where I won the tournament in 2008. This title, one of the first of my career, remains a great memory,” Murray added in the statement.Also Read | Andy Murray slams Britain Lawn Tennis Association for failing to build on his successAlso Read | Andy Murray can come back from hip surgery, says doubles legend Bob BryanAlso Read | Maybe I’ll see you again: Andy Murray tells Australian Open crowd after Round 1 exitFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Andy MurrayFollow Marseille OpenFollow Australian Open 2019Follow Andy Murray retirement Andy Murray pulls out of next month’s Marseille OpenFollowing his first-round defeat at the ongoing Australian Open, Andy Murray has pulled out of the upcoming ATP 250 tournament in Marseille. advertisement Nextlast_img

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