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Andy Murray withdraws from Dubai due to a hip strain following a long run in Doha
Andy Murray, a former world number one, has chosen to skip Dubai after finishing second in Doha. As a result of receiving a main draw wildcard, Murray, 35, was set to make his sixth appearance in Dubai this week.
However, Murray withdrew from Dubai citing a hip injury after enduring a few grueling matches en route to the Doha final last week. We are sorry to let you know that Andy Murray will not be able to play in this year’s competition.
Andy had to leave Dubai due to a persistent hip problem that he has been suffering with. We hope to see Andy back on the court in Dubai soon and wish him a fast recovery, the event stated in a statement.
When will Murray next play?
Murray will likely take some time to recover now before competing at the Indian Wells Masters, which begins on March 8.
Murray made his debut in the desert in 2006 after making his debut at Indian Wells. In 2009, Murray had his finest performance at Indian Wells as he advanced to the final and fell to Rafael Nadal. Murray, who has won 723 ATP matches and 46 titles to date, stated in Doha that his objective is to win more titles and reach the 800-win plateau before he quits.
“I still have goals of winning competitions and going far in important competitions, you know, winning a specific quantity of matches in my career. I’d like to strive to reach 800 match victories, from which I believe I’m now 75 away.
I was unsure of how much I would be able to play or whether I would be able to compete at this level once more. Because it’s a challenge and something I’m proud of the success I’m having despite a significant physical limitation, I want to see how far that can go now that I know I can, Murray said in Doha.