Murray positive about Wimbledon chances

06/06/2011

Tennis fans who will be hoping for a good performance from Andy Murray when they are Wimbledon hospitality guests this year may be pleased to here the player is upbeat about his chances.

In his column for the BBC Sport website, the Scotsman stated that, having reached the final of the Australian Open and the semis and the French Open last week, he is in a good position to challenge for the title at the All England Club.

"I want to play my best tennis at the Slams and get into the latter stages - that's the important thing for me now," he said, adding his current good form means he should be able to deal with the pressure of expectation better than last year.

Murray added that being beaten in straight sets in the semi-final at Roland Garros by eventual winner Rafael Nadal was "tough to take", but he said the Spaniard is an "unbelievable player" and he will have to work harder for the next time they meet.

Meanwhile, the world number four looks set to begin his preparations for his home grand slam by competing in the AEGON Championships at Queen's Club this week, having shaken off worries that an ankle injury he picked up in Paris would prevent the 2009 winner from taking part.

Posted by Sam Smith
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