Injured Andy Murray won't give up on Wimbledon says mother Judy

Andy Murray
Andy Murray

Andy Murray is doing "everything he can" to be fit for Wimbledon, according to his mother Judy.

The two-time Wimbledon champion has been sidelined since last year's tournament, and underwent hip surgery in January.

Sky Bet make him 11/2 for this year's renewal, despite doubts surrounding his participation.

Murray's mother Judy has insisted the 30-year-old can still be ready to hit form come Wimbledon's July 2 start.

"His goal was always to be ready for the grass-court season and, fingers crossed, that will happen," Judy Murray told the BBC.

"I'm sure when he's got some news he will share that."

Murray is unlikely to feature in a tournament in Loughborough later this month, while the Scot has publicly committed himself to Holland's Rosmalen grass court tournament that starts on June 11.

"The strength and depth of men's tennis is so great that I don't think anybody would want to come back into that environment unless you are 100 per cent," said Judy Murray.

Asked if she had any fears about his career being over, the former Fed Cup captain added: "I don't think so; he's still got a lot of things he wants to achieve in the game."

Related tennis links

Like what you've read?
Help your friends Know It All by sharing this article to your social media.

Most Read

Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring for England against Croatia at Wembley1

England secure finals spot

England came from a goal down to book their place in next summer's Nations League finals in Portugal and also condemn Croatia to relegation.

Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price go head-to-head in the Grand Slam of Darts final2

Grand Slam of Darts: Final day live

Follow live updates and highlights from the final of the Grand Slam of Darts between Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price in Wolverhampton.

Gary Anderson (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)3

Anderson to face MVG in semis

Michael van Gerwen overcame a real battle with Jonny Clayton to set up a Grand Slam of Darts semi-final with Gary Anderson in Wolverhampton.

Sharjah on his way to victory at Punchestown4

Sharjah floors Faugheen

Sharjah turned over stablemate and favourite Faugheen to cause a minor surprise in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Buzz (left) on his way to victory at Newbury5

Monday's racing preview

Keith Hamer says Buzz can scoop a big pot for a Monday in the £75,000 32Red Middle Distance Series Final Handicap at Kempton on Monday.

Most Read

Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring for England against Croatia at Wembley1

England secure finals spot

England came from a goal down to book their place in next summer's Nations League finals in Portugal and also condemn Croatia to relegation.

Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price go head-to-head in the Grand Slam of Darts final2

Grand Slam of Darts: Final day live

Follow live updates and highlights from the final of the Grand Slam of Darts between Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price in Wolverhampton.

Gary Anderson (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)3

Anderson to face MVG in semis

Michael van Gerwen overcame a real battle with Jonny Clayton to set up a Grand Slam of Darts semi-final with Gary Anderson in Wolverhampton.

Sharjah on his way to victory at Punchestown4

Sharjah floors Faugheen

Sharjah turned over stablemate and favourite Faugheen to cause a minor surprise in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Buzz (left) on his way to victory at Newbury5

Monday's racing preview

Keith Hamer says Buzz can scoop a big pot for a Monday in the £75,000 32Red Middle Distance Series Final Handicap at Kempton on Monday.

Racing Tips

Nap Of The Day

Daily Nap: Get on Grange

Ben Linfoot heads to Kempton's evening card on Monday for the Sporting Life Daily Nap and he's putting his faith in a course winner.

Buzz (left) on his way to victory at Newbury

Monday's racing preview

Keith Hamer says Buzz can scoop a big pot for a Monday in the £75,000 32Red Middle Distance Series Final Handicap at Kempton on Monday.

Royal Line (right) pulls clear to win the November Handicap

Sporting Life Tipping Record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed in November 2018.

Next Race Off

18:54 Laurel Park
8
(8)
Gateau St Honore
J: Alex Cintron
6
(6)
Louise
J: Jesus Bracho
10
(10)
Darter
J: Xavier Perez

Football Tips

Sporting Life's betting tips for England v Croatia on November 18

England to burst out of the blocks

George Pitts fancies England to win their crunch Nations League match with Croatia on Sunday, with two recommended bets for the Wembley meeting.

Our best bets for the latest games in the Sky Bet EFL

Sky Bet EFL betting preview

There may be no Sky Bet Championship, but there is still plenty of value on offer in Leagues One and Two on Saturday.

Our latest goalscorer treble

Sporting Life Goalscorer Treble

We have three prolific goalscorers this season for our treble this week, enhanced to 11/1 with EFL title sponsors Sky Bet.