2-Times Wimbledon Champion ‘Andy Murray’ Loses In 2nd Round
Wimbledon 2022 Update: Andy Murray, who has been two-times Wimbledon Champion missed the chance this time. He was knocked out by John Isner in the second round.
In the Wimbledon second round, Andy Murray was eliminated without breaking serve by John Isner due to a nearly faultless serving display. The score was 4-6, 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 4-6.
The British player thought his game and physique were ready for a second-week performance this fortnight, in comparison to his third-round departure in his home Grand Slam last year.
In his post-game press conference, the 35-year-old added, “I could have had a terrific run here.” It was one of those games where who knows what might have happened if I had won.
Murray had stomach problems leading up to Wimbledon, but he was physically fine on the court and momentarily displayed the kind of form that let him win trophies on the London grounds twice.
Murray’s skill was thwarted by Isner’s thunderous serve, which kept rallies brief and prevented the British player from becoming engrossed in the contest.
Given the 20th seed’s superior serving, Murray’s confidence was unaffected by the loss.
He criticized his own poor serving, especially in the first two sets when he made only 44 and 55 percent of his first serves, but he insisted that the outcome did not alter his belief that he could still go to the late rounds at big tournaments.
The majority of players on the Tour, he reasoned, “would probably tell you that a match like that was won or lost depending on a few points here and there.”
“I didn’t do well enough tonight on those points. I don’t see any reason why tonight’s game should alter my perception that I am capable of making lengthy significant runs.”
Being seeded is an important factor in achieving that level of success at majors. Murray was ranked No. 52 when Wimbledon began in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.
His highest ranking since 2018, he climbed back to the Top 50 two weeks ago, however he is still outside the top 32 seeding for the tournament.
To avoid facing top players and other risky players early in tournaments, Murray stated it was crucial to raise your rating and attempt to get seeded.
Since his loss against World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev in March at the Miami Open presented by Itau as an unseeded player, he has placed a special emphasis on raising his Pepperstone ATP Ranking.
In the future, Murray fully expects to carry on competing on the ATP Tour as long as his body is “in a healthy place.” He did not, however, commit to playing in Wimbledon again the following year.
It depends on my physical condition, he answered. “If I’m physically fit, we’ll try to continue playing. Making long-term forecasts about how I’ll be in a year, much alone a few weeks from now, is quite difficult, though, given the issues I’ve had with my body in recent years.”