Three-times Grand Slam champion Andy Murray has vowed to compete so long as his physique stays in fine condition however mentioned he’s one “big injury” away from retirement.
Former primary Murray is forty ninth within the ATP rankings after struggling a number of accidents throughout his profession, together with hip surgical procedures in 2018 and 2019.
“If my body is in good shape and I’m still able to compete consistently, I’ll keep playing,” Murray, 35, mentioned.
“But I can’t look so far in advance, with the age I’m at and the issues I’ve had. If I were to have a big injury, I probably wouldn’t try to come back from that.”
Murray mentioned he’s in higher form now forward of the Australian Open in Melbourne from January 16-29.
He was knocked out within the second spherical of the season-opening main this 12 months.
“I spent three weeks in Florida, getting my body right and getting some work done on my game, and it went really well,” Murray mentioned.
“I’m certainly in better shape than I was. A lot of work was done in the gym, trying to build up my endurance and stamina a bit, and I’m hoping that’s going to help me next year.”
Murray will likely be a part of the Scotland crew dealing with England within the Battle of the Brits exhibition event in Aberdeen afterward Wednesday and Thursday.