Andy Murray will find it very very hard to win Grand Slams according to friend & former world No.4 Henman
Andy Murray can get back to winning ATP titles but to add to his tally of three Grand Slam singles titles will be difficult says 4-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman
Andy Murray secured his first ATP Tour singles win yesterday, and now faces a tough second round match in Zhuhai, China against Australia youngster Alex de Minaur, but to convert these wins into the Grand Slam titles he craves will be a very tough task especially as the game has moved on and Murray is now 33. That’s the opinion of former British No.1 Tim Henman when asked about Murray’s chances of returning to the top of the world game after a lengthy spell out and serious operation on his hip.
Henman was speaking exclusively to tennishead when he said, “It’s amazing to see the progress that he’s made. He’s got a good schedule now (for the rest of 2019) and this is when you’d like to see him play 12 or 15 matches so we can see where he’s at physically with his speed and strength and endurance.
“To get back winning Grand Slams I think is going to be very very hard. Looking at where the game is and he’s not getting any younger – I think he can and will win tour events – winning Grand Slams will be very very hard”
Andy Murray has won 3 Grand Slam in his career so far and reached the World No.1 spot on the ATP rankings but a long term hip injury forced him to stop playing and undergo surgery. Since his return to the game he’s won a doubles title at Queen’s Club but has only won the one singles match on the main ATP Tour in 2019.
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Tim Henman was speaking as part of Jaguar’s official vehicle partnership with Wimbledon, which saw the Jaguar ambassadors lead a tennis masterclass for a group of Ace Pace competition winners