Andy Murray withdraws from Cologne event with pelvic problem

Andy Murray withdraws from Cologne event with pelvic problem

Andy Murray
Murray suffered a first-round loss to Stan Wawrinka on the French Open in September

Andy Murray has withdrawn from this week’s ATP occasion in Cologne as a result of a lingering pelvic drawback.

The British former world primary first turned conscious of the problem finally month’s US Open.

A scan carried out after his return to the UK revealed tendonitis of the psoas: the muscle which joins the decrease again to the highest of the leg.

Murray mentioned in a Fb submit that he determined to tug out after some observe on Sunday.

“I have been making an attempt to take care of it in coaching, and within the matches, and sadly after my match right here this week it is flared up once more,” he mentioned.

“I have been practising the previous few days and making an attempt to handle it, however after enjoying some factors in the present day, I made a decision it was not going to be adequate to play.”

Murray had been as a result of face the Serbian wildcard Danilo Petrovic within the first spherical.

Talking earlier than final week’s opening round defeat to Fernando Verdasco, within the first of two back-to-back tournaments in Cologne, Murray confused the significance of getting matches beneath his belt.

“I wish to attempt to play matches and get tournaments in, as a result of bodily my physique tends to really feel higher the extra I play,” he informed reporters.

Murray could but search a wildcard for the Paris Masters, which begins in two weeks’ time. The one ATP occasion scheduled after that’s the following week’s new match within the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

It’s virtually a yr to the day since Murray gained the European Open in Antwerp simply 9 months after hip resurfacing surgical procedure.

His prospects appeared vivid, however accidents, and the five-month Covid-19 suspension, have restricted the 33-year-old to only seven matches thus far this yr.

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