Andy Murray pressured to attend for hip checkup after COVID-19 take a look at consequence delay

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Andy Murray mentioned a delay in receiving his COVID-19 take a look at consequence on his return to Britain made him wait to hunt therapy for a pelvic concern, however he was match forward of the French Open, which begins on Sunday.

Murray reached the second round on the U.S. Open this month in his first Grand Slam after hip surgical procedure last yr, however after growing a pelvic concern at Flushing Meadows the 33-year-old needed to await a couple of days at house earlier than assembly his physician.

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The BBC reported a scan later confirmed Murray had tendonitis of the psoas – a muscle which runs from the decrease back to the highest of the leg.

“We had to get a (COVID-19) test when we got back from New York and test negative before we could leave the house,” Murray was quoted as saying by the BBC on Friday.

“There was a bit of an issue with my test. It took five or six days to come back, so I was in my house and I couldn’t get that checked out.”

Former world primary Murray, a finalist at Roland Garros in 2016, mentioned he had since been practising with out discomfort having arrived in Paris for the yr’s concluding Grand Slam.

“Once I started practising on the clay, I actually felt pretty good. I’ve been playing, I think, quite well,” Murray, who acquired a wildcard entry to the French Open, mentioned.

“Usually, it feels like it takes quite a long time to get used to the surface again, and it didn’t feel like it had been three and a bit years since I had last played on it. It was better than what I expected.”

Murray will meet Stan Wawrinka within the first round at Paris.

[Attribution HT.]

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