Andy Murray aims for singles return this year

first_imgThe 32-year-old then plans to play doubles at Wimbledon, where he has won two of his three singles Grand Slam titles.However, Murray still expects to take his time before returning to singles action, which probably rules out competing at the US Open at the end of August.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“It’s baby steps just now,” said the Scot. “I’m feeling good, pretty much pain-free and enjoying kind of just training, practising, improving all the time just now.“I don’t think when Wimbledon finishes that I will just step onto the singles court the following week and everything’s good. I still have quite a lot of work to do before I’m at a level where I feel like I’ll be able to be competitive.” Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too “Earlier on I was hitting with singles players but I was more stationary. I was moving them rather than them moving me about.“So, I have not played properly singles-wise yet. I am hoping that will come more after Wimbledon.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP View comments Murray, who last played singles at the Australian Open in January, said he had been making consistent progress but he would probably plateau at some stage.“I hope at some stage this year I would be able to get back to playing singles again,” said Murray, speaking at the launch of a new tennis support scheme in partnership with Amazon Prime at the Queen’s Club in London.“When that is, I’m not really interested in putting a time limit on because I’m quite happy just now so I don’t need to play singles after Wimbledon or at the US Open.“If I can, that would be brilliant, but I don’t think that’s going to be the case. I think it’s going to take a bit longer.”Murray has been training with American Frances Tiafoe but has still not fully tested his recovery with any singles practice matches.ADVERTISEMENT Andy Murray of Britain hits a return during his men’s singles match against Fernando Verdasco of Spain at the ATP Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in Shenzhen, in south China’s Guangdong province on September 28, 2018. (Photo by – / AFP) / China OUTAndy Murray hopes to be back on the singles court later this year, but the British former world number one is setting no time limits on his return.Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s Club next week.ADVERTISEMENT Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:16Duque: It’s up to Palace to decide on Dengvaxia’s fate00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MOST READcenter_img Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue LATEST STORIES DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport Tiger Woods relates to Kevin Durant injury woe Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games messlast_img

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