Andy Murray urged not to rush comeback and make Wimbledon his ‘big goal’ for 2020
Andy Murray must make sure he is “in his best shape” for Wimbledon or the Olympics instead of rushing his latest comeback, says his former coach Alex Corretja.
After undergoing hip resurfacing surgery at the start of 2019, former world No 1 Murray made a successful return to tennis during the second half of the year.
The three-time Grand Slam winner is yet to confirm when he will return to action, but Spaniard Corretja advised him to rather ease back into things.
“Andy Murray needs to prepare his season focusing on a goal, a big goal,” he told Reuters.
“That might be Wimbledon or it could be the Olympics. But you can’t just go through the season thinking you are going to win a few matches here and there, he needs to be ready.
“I think in five or six months time he will have had enough time to be ready and that’s when Wimbledon comes.
“That will be the period I believe he will need to be in his best shape.
“He will need more matches. He will need to do well in Indian Wells and Miami, play a good clay-court season, then maybe by Wimbledon he might have his top form again.”
Mayar Sherif stuns Maria Sakkari to become first Egyptian WTA champion
Mayar Sherif makes history.
Japan Open: Cameron Norrie draws Special Ks Thanasi Kokkinakis
Cameron Norrie is the No 2 seed for the Japan Open.
ATP rankings history to be made as race for year-end No 1 heats up
For the first time in history, two Spaniards will top the ATP rankings when the updated numbers are released on Monday.
Florida-based Kei Nishikori confirms safety and plans to get back on tour
Kei Nishikori is safe and sound amid Hurricane Ian destruction.
Race to Turin: Stefanos Tsitsipas becomes fourth man to qualify
Stefanos Tsitsipas joins Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud in the Turin field.
Novak Djokovic downs ‘good friend’ Vasek Pospisil to reach Tel Aviv semi-finals
Djokovic came through a competitive contest 7-6 (5) 6-3 in Israel.
What Nick Kyrgios needs to do to compete on the ATP Tour
Greg Rusedski believes Nick Kyrgios would be better off focusing on things that he can control, like his own fitness.
Huge weekend ahead for padel as Andy Murray’s former coach gives us his verdict
The relentless rise of padel continues and…
Will Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner share a generational rivalry?
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner just keep having banger after banger after banger.