Although this week’s tournaments are being played some small on the ATP Tour, most eyes begin to go to Paris because in less than a week starts Roland Garros, second grand slam of the season. About this tournament and we had a big story on Andy Murray has confirmed through a statement on its website that it cannot compete in Paris.
This news was a tangible possibility since the number 2 ranking had to retire in the Rome Masters while playing with Marcel Granollers due to back problems. The Scot left open the possibility of not competing in Paris but began to relax and be treated to try to reach this important event. However, in consultation with their doctors, had to make the hard decision to quit the tournament:
It is a very difficult decision. But after seeking medical advice, I am not able to compete
It’s really a difficult decision. I love playing in Paris, but I’m not able to compete. I apologize to the organizers and thank you all for the messages of support. Now my focus is completely on return to the court as soon as possible
The loss of Murray is important both for the tournament and for the fans that we will run out to see one of the best players on the circuit. His resignation will move the list and now seeded Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and David Ferrer become the top seeds 2, 3 and 4, respectively, something that primarily benefits the player Alicante. Read more »