Andy Murray in ‘sad’ French Open news amid worrying reality

Andy Murray may have played his last Roland Garros match having announced his withdrawal from this year’s tournament to focus on Wimbledon. Murray has played a mix of Masters and Challenger tournaments in the build-up to the French Open.

Many thought Murray would take part in Paris having done enough to warrant a spot and push for ranking points. However, Murray hasn’t played at the clay court grand slam since 2020

This is due to injury concerns and saving his body for a push on his favoured surface, grass. And in a sad reality that Murray has most likely played his final ever Roland Garros match, the Scot withdrew from the latest edition of the grand slam to focus on Wimbledon.

Murray had taken part in Monte Carlo, Madrid and the Italian Open and his momentum had encouraged fans we might see the Scot’s farewell match on clay in Paris. However, after his demolition at the hands of Stan Wawrinka at a Bourdeaux Challenger event last week, it appears Murray doesn’t want to push his body.

push at the All England Laws Club this year in a quest for one more grand slam. After his brutal loss in Madrid, Murray hinted at French Open appearance, but already had one eye on London.

“I would like to play, just purely because I don’t know if I’ll get another opportunity to play again. Whilst I feel fit and healthy, I would like to give it a go,” he said of his future.

“But I also have ambitions of competing for Wimbledon titles and that sort of stuff, and I know that sitting here today that probably doesn’t sound realistic, but I do believe that that’s a possibility. I obviously want to do the right thing there.”

Fans were left saddened at Murray decision. The Scot all but seems done with Roland Garros and fans might be resigned to the fact he has played his final match in Paris.


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