26 Nov 2019, 05:46 IST
Andy Murray opted to not take any dangers with a “little bit of a problem” after solely taking part in as soon as for Nice Britain of their run to the Davis Cup semi-finals.
The previous world primary recorded a three-set singles victory in opposition to Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands however didn’t function once more through the new-look event in Spain.
Murray as a substitute cheered on his team-mates as they reached the final 4 in Madrid, the place they misplaced to eventual champions Spain.
The Scotsman – who lifted his first title following hip surgical procedure on the European Open in October – revealed a “gentle” groin situation stored him off the court docket, although solely after session with each medical workers and workforce captain Leon Smith.
“I had a little bit of a problem with my groin, pelvis. I wished to play however I wasn’t allowed to danger it,” he mentioned, in response to quotes within the Mirror.
“I took the ultimate choice however I am clearly chatting with my physio, physician, chatting with Leon.
“I do not know precisely after I did it as a result of I had a scan straight after the match with Tallon Griekspoor as a result of my groin space was sore through the match.
“I had observed it a little bit bit a few days within the build-up so I did not know as a result of after Antwerp I took 12 days off or one thing and did not hit any balls, after which I slowly constructed up until I acquired over to Madrid after which began practising exhausting and I observed it was a bit sore.
“It was extra like a bony bruise. It’s gentle. However that was one thing which if I had performed on it, it might have gotten worse. And that is why it was troublesome for me.”
Murray was talking previous to the premier of his Amazon Prime Video documentary – Andy Murray: Resurfacing – that charts his comeback from a career-threatening hip situation.
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