Murray Says Wimbledon Retirement Would Be 'Fitting' As He Sheds Light On Schedule

Murray Says Wimbledon Retirement Would Be 'Fitting' As He Sheds Light On Schedule

by Zachary Wimer

Andy Murray clarified his retirement plans by confirming that the Olympics or Wimbledon would be a fitting end.

2024 will go down in history as the year Andy Murray retired, and we've known that for a while now. He announced his intention to retire this year a few months ago during the Middle Eastern stretch.

A lot of people were caught off guard after that announcement, but Murray has since only confirmed his intention to do so. We didn't really know when it would happen because the Brit said during the 'summer', which is fairly vague as it technically could include the US Open swing.

He talked to BBC Sport ahead of the Cinch Championships and admitted that he doesn't think he'll play at the US Open or Davis Cup, pointing out how Wimbledon or the Olympics would be fitting events to end his tennis career.

"I don’t think so. Probably if I was going to finish my career I would rather finish at Wimbledon or an Olympic Games - to me that would probably be more fitting. I've had amazing experiences and memories from Wimbledon, but also being part of British Olympics teams."

Murray has won two gold medals as part of the British Olympic Team, so he certainly has a legacy at the Games. Finishing his career after yet another participation would certainly be fitting.

Obviously, Wimbledon, being a home event that he also won, would possibly be an even more fitting end, but he still seems to be undecided about his final tournament.

There are a few more weeks until then, and Murray hasn't made a firm decision. For him, it's all going to come down to how physically he feels, which is how he approaches this whole year.

"To get a chance to compete at a fifth one is a reason to stay motivated and continue playing. Like I said, a lot of it is based on results and physically how I'm feeling as well."


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