Nick Kyrgios hit back at Mats Wilander for his criticism over Andy Murray’s French Open wild card, while Cam Norrie has also come to defend his compatriot. Additionally, Norrie admits three-times Grand Slam deserved his wild card at the French Open 2020.
After the first-round loss against Wawrinka at Roland Garros, former tennis star Mats Wilander questioned Andy Murray’s wild card. Swedish said Murray should consider whether he deserves to accepting Grand Slam wild cards at the cost of upcoming young players.
“I Respect That and Love That about Andy”- Cam Norrie
Followed by his multiple hip surgeries, Murray has been playing singles action from the 2019 China Open. Additionally, the 33-years-old won his first comeback title during the 2019 European Open, where he defeated Stan Wawrinka after loss a set in the finals.
Briton also crushed the top ten players Alexander Zverev in his recent resumption at the Western and Southern Open 2020 last month in Flushing Meadows.
Speaking about Mats Wilander comments over Andy Murray, Cam Norrie said, “Yeah, I definitely think he deserves it. He got given it for a reason. I mean, he’s such a legend of the game. He wants to be playing. He definitely deserves it. I didn’t see what he (Wilander) said. I mean, you would think Andy deserves a wild card here.”
While someone has been showering Andy Murray with criticisms over his recent on-court performances, he would not like to go backward in his comeback. Besides, Murray has set up to play at the two ATP 250 events in Cologne next month and various tournaments before the Australian Open 2021.
The 25-years-old added, “He’s obviously played here for a number of years and done very well here. He’s still loving the tennis. He wants to compete, keep pushing for more. I respect that and love that about Andy.”
“He doesn’t really care about what anyone else is thinking. He just wants to play. He’s loving the game, loves competing. He gives everything. He definitely deserved it.” concluded Norrie, who lost his French Open 2020 opening round match in the five sets against Colombian Daniel Elahi Galán on Monday.