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“I’m going to go at my own pace and hopefully I keep progressing”
Andy Murray has raised the prospect of creating his singles return at this yr’s US Open if all the pieces goes to plan.
Murray accomplished a fairy-tale return from hip surgical procedure by profitable the Queen’s Membership doubles title with Feliciano Lopez, who ended Sunday with two titles after earlier profitable the singles crown.
Murray capped a exceptional week 146 days after present process what he hopes was career-saving hip surgical procedure by teaming up with the Spaniard as they defeated Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 7-6 (8-6) 5-7 10-5 at his first try again.
The Scot had insisted after their first-round victory earlier this week that profitable was not his primary precedence, however his tentative comeback has now become real hope that he might effectively be again competing in Grand Slam singles competitors before anticipated.
Talking about the opportunity of taking part in on the US Open later this yr, the 32-year-old mentioned: “Doubtlessly, yeah. However I do not care, actually, both method. It will be good to play on the US Open, but when I do not, I received a lot enjoyment and happiness after profitable a first-round doubles match right here that, that is sufficient.
“I do not should be attending to the US Open this yr and be actually aggressive and should win the match for me to get pleasure from it.
“It will be good, however I actually do not thoughts. I’m going to go at my very own tempo and hopefully I maintain progressing, however I’m certain at some stage it’s going to come a little bit of a plateau as a result of it has been very fast and fixed enhancements simply now, however I nonetheless have to enhance fairly a number of issues bodily.
“It is not simply to get again on the courtroom taking part in singles. It is to guard my hip for the long term to make it possible for my muscle tissue are within the appropriate stability in order that I’m not impacting the hip in the identical spot all the time. I want to enhance the vary of movement in my hip, as effectively, in order that when I’m altering course and issues that there’s a bit extra freedom for it to maneuver round.
“That’s what I’m doing. So it’s not just about this week or next week. I want it to last for a long time because it’s nice feeling like this.”