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No Wimbledon singles for Andy Murray

No Wimbledon singles for Andy Murray

No Wimbledon singles for Andy Murray – doubles with Raducanu cancelled

Andy Murray decided not to play in the Wimbledon singles.  Instead making his farewell to the All England Club in the doubles alongside older brother Jamie.

But since this announcement due to play alongside Emma Raducanu in the mixed doubles after adding a second event to his Wimbledon farewell.

A message was sent by Murray to Raducanu, 21, on Tuesday night asking if she wanted to play and the quick response was positive.  But Raducanu cancelled Saturday July 6.

Murray is planning to retire later this year.  He had surgery 10 days ago on a back issue.

Andy Murray won Wimbledon in 2013 and 2016,

Former world number one Murray had a cyst close to his spinal cord removed on Saturday because it was causing nerve pain in his right leg.

Speaking after his withdrawal was announced, Murray said: “I wanted to sleep on it.  Make sure I was happy with the decision and give myself the chance when I woke up to see if it felt much better.

Wimbledon organisers said they were “sorry to hear” Murray was not playing in the singles.

The Murray brothers, who have never teamed up at the Championships, will play Australian pair Rinky Hijikata and John Peers later this week.


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