Andy Murray was expected to defend his 2016 Olympic title in Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo this year, but withdrew from competing in the singles tournament. The Briton played in doubles with Joe Salisbury and lost in the quarter-finals with the Croatian duo Ivan Dodig – Marin Cilic (6:4, 6:7, 7:10).
Andy Murray will appear at this year’s US Open. Replace Stan Wawrinka
The organizers of the US Open have announced that Swiss Stan Wawrinka will not play in this year’s Grand Slam tournament in the United States. Andy Murray took his place on the main ladder. The Briton won the 2012 US Open, defeating Novak Djokovic in the final (7:67:5, 2:6, 3:6, 6:2). Murray also competed at this year’s Wimbledon, but finished in the third round.
Andy Murray is ranked 104th in the ATP rankings. Swiss Stan Wawrinka underwent surgery on the left feet In June of this year and still recovering. “My team says I should be in good shape to play at the US Open after I performed in doubles at the Olympics. My legs looked good,” Murray admitted after defeating Croatia in the doubles quarter-finals at the Olympics. The Briton underwent two hip surgeries in 2018 and 2019.
This year’s US Open runs in New York from August 30 to September 12. The title won last year will be defended by Austrian Dominic Thiem, who defeated German Alexander Zverev in the final (2:6, 4:6, 6:4, 6:3, 7:6). ).
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