Saturday, January 23, 2021 05:35 AM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news, Tennis news) Former world number 1 tennis player Andy Murray and his coaching staff were completely helpless to find a way to bypass the law to enter the Melbourne Australian Open after the star Scottish people suffer from Covid-19.
According to the Daily Mail, Andy Murray has just been removed from the list for the Australian Open (February 8-21) after the former Scottish world No. 1 and his coaching staff could not find a method of safe entry. all went to Melbourne (Australia) after the player got Covid-19.
Andy Murray (red shirt) confirmed he will not be able to attend the Australian Open as originally planned
Sharing in front of the international media on Friday (January 22), the star five times to the first Grand Slam men’s singles final of the year said:
“I want to share with you the information that I will not be able to fly to Australia for the upcoming Australian Open. We have been in constant dialogue with the Australian Open organizers to try to find a solution to allow some form of quarantine more viable, but we have not been able to convince them to accept that action.
Earlier, Andy Murray is expected to leave the UK to fly to Melbourne last week. But the three-time Grand Slam champion’s plan was in disarray after his Covid-19 test turned positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The 33-year-old Scottish player has only a few mild symptoms and he still yearns for the prestigious hard-court tournament to take place at the upcoming Melbourne Park.
Although the organizers of the Australian Open 2021 tried to provide a specific deadline for recovered players with Covid-19 to compete at the Grand Slam, Murray was unable to meet that requirement.
The Scottish player has 5 times to the Australian Open final but has all failed
At Roehampton National Tennis Center, where Murray prepared for this year’s Australian Open, there was an outbreak of Covid-19 before the two-time Wimbledon champion was positive for the virus causing this dangerous epidemic and had to quarantine himself. . Country tennis player Murray, Paul Jubb also contracted Covid-19 after training here.
Ironically, after Christmas last year, Murray cautiously withdrew from the ATP 250 Delray Beach Open (Florida, USA) because of concerns about the risk of Covid-19 affecting his plans for this year’s Australian Open. .
However, “the calculation is not equal to heaven”. Murray is still infected with Covid-19 and has not recovered in time to attend the first hard-court Grand Slam tournament in the 2021 season.
With Murray “out of doors” attending the Australian Open, Roger Federer also withdrew because he needed more time to recover after two traumatic operations, Djokovic and Nadal eliminated two dangerous opponents in the “Big 4” group. “Old world famous tennis.
At the upcoming Australian Open, Djokovic is looking for the third year in a row to win. Meanwhile, Nadal wants to be crowned in Melbourne Park this year to surpass Federer and set a record of winning 21 Grand Slam in his career.
(Sports news) Belinda Bencic has just voiced concerns that players might get injured or not ensure fitness.