Former World Number one and Olympic Gold Medalist Andy Murray is all set to make a comeback in the Paris Grand Slam, scheduled to start on 30th May 2021. The tennis maestro has not played since early March when he had withdrawn from the Miami Open.
After a series of scans since then, no serious injuries were found. Murray feels he is ready to make a comeback and will likely participate in the French Open later this month.
Before making a comeback, Murray is all set to practice with few tennis legends. According to reports, Murray will fly to Rome to practice before the Grand Slam. He is likely to fly to Rome today. He will compete with the tennis stars participating in the Italian Open.
Murray in his statement said that he wants to get out there around top players and compete in top tournaments. He has booked a court on Sunday to practice with Schwartzman in the morning and Djokovic in the afternoon. He is then about to participate as a wild card in tournaments at Geneva or Lyon on 17th May. He feels that competing with the highest-level players improves his game quicker.
Murray had earlier qualified for the tournament in the last week. He is still not sure whether the French Tennis Federation will offer a wild card entry for him which will directly enable him to compete in the main draw.
Murray had just played three tournaments this year. He had contracted the novel Coronavirus just before the Australian Open. Since then, Murray has struggled to earn the top spot once again. All eyes will be on Murray as he participates in the French Open. The French Open win will be a prestigious one for Murray. Wishing him all the very best.