The US Open 2020 will begin on Monday(31st August) in the Flushing Meadows, New York. Andy Murray has been practicing for his upcoming Opening round match against Yoshihito Nishioka. Meanwhile, Sweden tennis great Mats Wilander gives a confidence talk over Murray’s participation in major event.
Mats Wilander, who won seven singles and a doubles Grand Slam title in his career. He also ranked number one in the world. Swedish was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2002.
Wilander believes that three-times Grand Slam Champion Andy Murray can make unexpected changes in the upcoming US Open draw.
“He(Murray) Actually Looks 100% Healthy”- Mats Wilander
Former world number one Murray recently defeated American Francis Tiafoe and top ten player Alexander Zverev in his comeback at the Western and Southern Open 2020. As a result, Mats Willander hopes Murray became normal and ready to compete in the bigger events.
Eurosport analyst Wilander said, “For Andy Murray, this is a really, really important situation that he needs to take advantage of and I actually believe that he will.”
Additionally, He added, “Three out of five sets are perfect for him, we know he will have trained his butt off during the last few months and he is so ready and he actually looks 100% healthy winning in his match against Francis Tiafoe a few days ago.”
Mats Wilander also spoke about players participating in the upcoming Paris major event. He explained, “The French Open is coming up two weeks after and it’s not a perfect situation for a lot of players, but I think the best competitors are going to rise to the top here.”
The French Open 2020 has scheduled for two weeks after the completion of the US Open in New York. It will take place from 21st September to 11th October.