Andy Murray play a horror movie against the Georgians Nikoloz Basilashvili in the first round of the Australian Open. The former world No. 1 showed determination to win the match and despite losing the last two sets, Murray came back in the final set and won the match.
This victory is even more special considering the event that took place at the same location 3 years ago. When Murray suffered a similar hip injury and lost a similar 5-episode horror series. Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round of the Australian Open 2019.
His former coach Alex Corretja applauded his effort in an interview with Eurosport and considered his first win a ‘Miracle’.
The Return of Life for Andy Murray
The Australian Open 2019 was one of the worst majors for Andy Murray. The 3-time Grand Slam champion is playing the first round with Roberto Bautista Agut. His movements in the first two sets showed that he was severely injured and unable to keep up with Agut.
After the first two sets, Murray stood firm in the face of adversity. He started his journey upstream winning the match and won two tough sets. But in the end, a stumble was inevitable and the Briton lost the final set and ended his Australian Open run. During his post-match press conference, Murray was emotional thinking this could very well be his last match at the Australian Open or his last match ever.
However, three years after that incident, Murray returned to the land at his feet with a metal hip. He’s not half the player he used to be physically but he still has the mental skill to beat his opponents. That’s what we did in his first win Nikoloz Basilashvili. The former world this time won in 5 horror sets and got his first win at the Australian Open in 5 years.
After the game, Murray’s former coach Alex Corretja applaud Murray for his unbelievable performance. He say, “When you see him win, you realize that he has always been a champion, always a fighter, and he will give everything he can to end his career in the best way. maybe,” he dreamed of giving 100% that he had to end his career in a healthy way and give it all he had. It’s amazing what he’s doing, I can say it’s almost a miracle, only people with a special passion for tennis like him can do that.”
“I’m so happy to see him win, I consider him like a little brother, we’ve been through a lot, we’ve worked together, I was at his wedding, we I have a great relationship with my family. “He was a very important person in my life and I learned a lot from him. I tried to help him and advise him but I also learned a lot from him. It was special for me to see him win.” Corretja added.
Andy Murray is truly a champion of the game. He will have to face the Japanese Taro Daniel in his second round match on Thursday and his fans will be hoping that the England team will advance to the third round.
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