Andy Murray’s Brisbane return in doubt due to ongoing injury concerns
Andy Murray might miss the event in Brisbane he had been concentrating on for a comeback, in accordance to reviews.
Because of a hip drawback, the three-time grand slam winner has not performed competitively since making a quarter-final exit at this yr’s Wimbledon.
Murray had hoped to be match for the 2018 season kick-off with an look on the Brisbane International, which begins on December 31, forward of the Australian Open that begins on January 15.
But it has been reported that, with the Scot nonetheless in the UK, concerns are rising that he’s not on time in his preparation and might not be prepared for the beginning of the season.
It’s understood Murray is planning to be in Australia quickly, though a particular timetable has but to be launched for him.
The 30-year-old performed an exhibition match in opposition to Roger Federer at his Andy Murray Live charity occasion in Glasgow final month.
And the Scot was quoted by quite a lot of nationwide newspapers as saying at the moment: “My plan is to do a few weeks in Miami after which go to Australia very early, a lot sooner than I’ve finished in the previous.
“Coming into the start of the brand new yr I will probably be at a little bit of a drawback as a result of I’ve not performed matches for a very long time.
“So, if I can go there a bit earlier to get used to the conditions, a bit sooner than some of the other players, that might help level it up a bit.”
Murray additionally mentioned at the moment: “Things have been going fairly effectively to this point in the rehab, however you simply by no means know.
“I have been coaching for a couple of weeks now. Some days I’ve felt nice and a few days not so good.
“But I’ll come again once I’m prepared and once I’m 100 per cent match. I in all probability made a little bit of a mistake attempting to prepare for the US Open but it surely was the final main of the yr and I needed to give it a go.
“And now it’s time to give my body the rest and recovery it needs. I’ll come back when I’m ready.”