Jan. eight (UPI) — Andy Murray experienced hip medical procedures Monday in Australia and is targeting a return for the grass court year.
He introduced the medical procedures Monday on Facebook.
The No. 19 ranked participant in the entire world withdrew from the Australian Open and hasn’t played considering that July at Wimbledon. He fell to American Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals of that event.
“Now I underwent thriving suitable hip medical procedures at the St. Vincent Clinic in Melbourne,” Murray wrote in a statement on Facebook. “I’d like to thank Dr. John O’Donnell and all of the staff for seeking immediately after me. I seem forward to returning to competitive tennis during the grass court year. Thanks to everyone for all the perfectly would like and aid over the last number of times. I will comeback from this.”
The grass court year will mark 12 months considering that Murray’s demonstrating at Wimbledon.
Murray, thirty, also introduced a statement apologizing to the event and his admirers on Jan. two, immediately after pulling out of the Brisbane Intercontinental.
“I’ve clearly been heading by means of a genuinely hard time period with my hip for a extensive time and have sought council from a selection of hip professionals,” Murray wrote in that statement on his social media accounts. “Owning been advisable to address my hip conservatively considering that the US Open I have completed every little thing asked of me from a rehab viewpoint and labored very difficult to consider get again on the court competing.”
“Owning played observe sets here in Brisbane with some prime players regrettably this hasn’t labored yet to get me to the stage I would like so I have to reassess my options. Of course continuing rehab is one particular solution and offering my hip a lot more time to recuperate. Medical procedures is also an solution but the odds of a thriving consequence are not as I superior as I would like which has created this my secondary solution and my hope has been to avoid that. Even so this is a little something I may well have to take into account but let us hope not.”
The British tennis star has 45 titles and has gained a lot more than $sixty million in prize income during his vocation in singles and doubles competition. Grass court year is in the summer.