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    Andy Murray ready to play at Wimbledon after 2017, practices with Roger Federer

    Wimbledon. British tennis legend Andy Murray, plagued by long injuries, is set to compete at Wimbledon for the first time since 2017. For this, he practiced with Switzerland’s star player Roger Federer. Murray, the former No. 1 player returning to action after two hip surgeries, said he had to play his game while watching Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal’s semi-final match at the French Open last week. away from him

    “There are some of me who are jealous of that,” he said. Like, I want to play in those matches. I want to play against him in the semi-finals or another Grand Slam match. Murray ended Britain’s 77-year drought by becoming Wimbledon champion in 2013. “I was missing Center Court (the main court at Wimbledon), missing that pressure,” he said. I’m ready to experience all those things again.

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    Entering the tournament as a wildcard, Andy Murray will begin his campaign against 24th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili. He trained with veteran Roger Federer last week to prepare for it, after which the Swiss legend also praised him. Former number one Federer said, ‘It was great to be back on court with Andy. We were trying to think of the last time we shared the practice court together. I thought he was in rhythm. Honestly, you can see how comfortable he is on the grass court. I hope he can go further here.

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