ndy Murray has admitted one other “big injury” would most likely show to be the tip of his profession.
The 35-year-old has twice battled again from present process hip surgical procedure, the second coming after he regarded set to retire after the 2019 Australian Open.
Since then he has proven glimpses of his greatest, successful the European Open in 2019 and reaching two ATP Tour finals this yr, however consistency along with his kind and health has proved a problem.
Murray is just not wanting too far into the longer term on the subject of setting targets, however intends to play for so long as he physique permits.
“If my body is in good shape and I’m still able to compete consistently, I’ll keep playing,” Murray stated.
“But I can’t look so far in advance with the age I’m at and with the issues I’ve had. If I was to have a big injury, I probably wouldn’t try to come back from that.”
Murray will arrive on the Australian Open in January trying to make it previous the third spherical of a Grand Slam for the primary time in six years.
The Brit will as soon as once more be unseeded and so counting on a beneficial draw, however his latest coaching block with Ivan Lendl has offered encouragement that he will probably be effectively geared up for a robust show in Melbourne.
“I spent three weeks in Florida, getting my body right and getting some work done on my game and it went really well,” he stated.
“I’m certainly in better shape than I was. A lot of work was done in the gym, trying to build up my endurance and my stamina a bit and I’m hoping that’s going to help me next year.
“I wasn’t happy with how last season went – certainly the last six months or so from a physical perspective – but my ranking still went from 125 to 50 in a year.
“I’m hoping that this year, with the work I’ve done, things will continue to improve and I’ll still be motivated to get out there and compete.”