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Andy Murray Retiring From Tennis

Yes, this is a tennis article, but as no one looks on that page....just thought I'd let any interested people on here know that Andy Murray has announced that Wimbledon will be the last tournament of his career, if he can make it that far.

“Pretty much done everything that I could to try and get my hip feeling better and it hasn't helped loads...I think there is a chance that the Australian Open is my last tournament."

Andy Murray has said he is aiming to end his career after Wimbledon but the Australian Open may be his last tournament, adding: “I’m not sure I’m able to play through the pain for another four or five months."



I know some people find it fashionable to sneer at him, and I also accept he was fourth best in a tennis era of three giants.

Nevertheless, Murray won three Grand Slams including ending a 80 year British drought at Wimbledon, won 45 titles, two Olympic Golds, the ATP World Tour Finals, the Davis Cup (with GB of all teams!) and reached world no 1 ending the 2016 season as the best player in the world.

What a player!

posted on 11/1/19

People are quick to rubbish our British sportsmen/women but HOW IS becoming the 4th best player ON THE WHOLE FECKING PLANET a failure .
The Murray story is amusing how one minute he's Scottish then he wins Wimbledon and become British.

posted on 11/1/19

comment by puffinthebushkangaroo (U1950)
posted 7 minutes ago
People are quick to rubbish our British sportsmen/women but HOW IS becoming the 4th best player ON THE WHOLE FECKING PLANET a failure.
The Murray story is amusing how one minute he's Scottish then he wins Wimbledon and become British.
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Former World number 1.

Stop downplaying his achievements.

posted on 11/1/19

FOCUS ANDY

posted on 11/1/19

Murray has been brilliant. The Olympic wins, the Davis Cup win, the two straight-set Wimbledon final wins... Amazing achievements in an era in which not one or two but three players dominated. I remember watching him at Wimbledon 2005 and you could tell he was going to be very good.

And I always found his honesty in interviews refreshing. He didn’t just give the media the stock response; if he wasn’t in a good mood, you could see it.

posted on 11/1/19

comment by puffinthebushkangaroo (U1950)
posted 11 minutes ago
People are quick to rubbish our British sportsmen/women but HOW IS becoming the 4th best player ON THE WHOLE FECKING PLANET a failure.
The Murray story is amusing how one minute he's Scottish then he wins Wimbledon and become British.
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Who's called him a failure?

posted on 11/1/19

Great player, to win 3 Grand Slams in this era was a massive achievement and along with his other triumphs.

It's a shame he's gotta retire due to his hip problem, will be hugely missed on the tour. He's definitely part of the big 4 in tennis, the consistency of the big 4 was crazy! That's why Wawrinka doesn't get in there ahead of Murray

posted on 11/1/19

Best British tennis player of all time.

comment by Tway (U1162)

posted on 11/1/19

The Murray story is amusing how one minute he's Scottish then he wins Wimbledon and become British

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Chicken and egg surely ?

comment by Superb (U6486)

posted on 11/1/19

Greatest British sportsman ever?

posted on 12/1/19

Superb,best British sportsman is Sarah Ennis Hill or Daniela Radcliffe.

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