Two-time champion Andy Murray is among the many 4 gamers who’ve been handed a wild card for this month’s Western & Southern Open.
Along with Murray, Americans Tommy Paul, Tennys Sandgren and Frances Tiafoe have been given slots for the match which will probably be held from August 20-28 on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York because of the COVID-19 pandemic, mentioned a report on ATP Tour web site.
Murray, who claimed the Cincinnati title in 2008 and 2011, is the sixth Western & Southern Open champion entered on this 12 months’s match, becoming a member of Daniil Medvedev (2019), Novak Djokovic (2018), Grigor Dimitrov (2017), Marin Cilic (2016) and Rafael Nadal (2013) within the ATP Masters 1000 subject.
The match is a warm-up occasion for the US Open scheduled to begin from August 31. Murray has already confirmed that he will probably be collaborating on the Grand Slam in New York if it goes forward as deliberate.
“I love playing the biggest events,” the 33-year-old lately advised reporters as per The Guardian. “Even though this will be different with no fans. But that is something I care about and I’m willing to take a risk to go and play.”
The Western & Southern Open, the place he owns a 31-12 singles report, will probably be Murray’s first tour-level motion in 2020.