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ATP Tour: Andy Murray wins again for the first time


In early August, former world number one Andy Murray had recovered from a hip replacement surgery. Now he has a match again, won on the ATP tour. Nevertheless he does not believe that he will reach his top level again.

Andy Murray had not won a set since his comeback on the ATP Tour. But now the two-time tennis Olympic champion managed after 266 days his first victory in a single. In the first round in Zhuhai, China, Tennys Sandgren beat the American 6: 3, 6: 7 (6: 8), 6: 1 in the first round in Zhuhai, China. In the second round, he meets the seeded Australian Alex de Minaur.

Former world number one Murray had given his single comeback in Cincinnati, Ohio in early August following a hip operation in January. On the ATP tour, the 32-year-old has since remained unsuccessful in two matches, only with the second-rate challenger on Mallorca Murray could win two games for themselves.

"Tennis technically I can keep up"

In front of the $ 1 million hard court tournament was the current world ranking 413. very reticent about his comeback prospects. "Technically speaking, I can keep up with my skills at the highest level, and the question is whether I am physically back in the world class," said Murray.

"I do not think I can go back to my best, it would be naive and stupid to believe that," Murray said, adding that Murray's goal for the season is to play a lot of games, not until he makes progress would like to do more, he would like to think about his future.

Source: spiegel

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