Recently, Murray came in front of the media and said that his win over Yoshihito Nishioka was “emotional” as he proved his stable mental strength and physical fitness which has been a major question for a long time. With this, he has won the US Open.
He beat Yoshihito Nishioka by 4-6 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 in the first round.
On this, Briton had a word with the BBC News over a Live Radio Show, and he said- “Right now I just feel tired,” Source: BBC.
He continued and said- “I didn’t even know how my hip was going to hold up for a five-set match.” Source: BBC.
On Tuesday, he lost two sets and later trailed 3-1 before he won two tie-breaks.
Scot, who will be playing Canada’s 15th Seed Felix Auger – Aliassime on Thursday said- “When I saw the messages from friends and family, it was emotional,” Source: BBC.
Further, he continued and said- “The fact I got through a five-set match is brilliant and another tick for the metal hip. I don’t want to play too many more of them, but it’s good to know it can last. I was very close to going out but kept coming back, kept fighting, so I’m proud of that. The biggest question would’ve been the physical one, and that was the thing I was most happy with – that I lasted.” Source: BBC.
While asking Murray about the experience and challenges behind giving a tough fight, he said- “Everyone you look up at is a coach or a top player,” Source: BBC.
“By the end of the match, there were a lot of players who came to watch.” He added— Source: BBC.
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