Former global primary Andy Murray has been passed a wild card into the primary draw of subsequent month’s Australian Open, the event organisers stated on Thursday.
The Briton, down at 134th on this planet scores after lengthy harm lay-offs because of hip surgical operation, has reached the general 5 occasions at Melbourne Park – the closing of them in 2016 – despite the fact that hasn’t ever claimed the crown.
“I’m truly excited to be again taking part in on the Australian Open,” the 34-year-old stated. “I’ve had some nice occasions in Australia taking part in in entrance of the fantastic crowds and I will’t wait to step again out on courtroom at Melbourne Park.”
Murray, a three-times Grand Slam champion, closing performed the hardcourt primary in 2019. He gained a wildcard in 2021 too however used to be not able to compete on the yr’s opening primary after trying out certain for COVID-19.