Recent injury shouldn't interfere with Murray's off-season training

Recent injury shouldn't interfere with Murray's off-season training

"I had a bit of an issue with my groin, pelvis. I wanted to play but I wasn't allowed to risk it," Murray said about the Davis Cup Finals.

Andy Murray has said his Davis Cup injury should not interfere with his off-season training. He played singles in Great Britain's opening tie, but did not compete again for the rest of the event, watching from the sidelines.

"I had a bit of an issue with my groin, pelvis," Murray told press before the screening of his Amazon UK documentary Resurfacing in London. "I wanted to play but I wasn't allowed to risk it. I took the final decision but I’m obviously speaking to my physio, doctor, speaking to Leon [Smith]."

The 32-year-old described the injury as a type of bone bruise, but was not sure when he sustained it, having not played since Antwerp.


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"I had noticed it a little bit a couple of days in the build-up so I didn't know..." he said. "I took 12 days off or something and didn't hit any balls, and then I slowly built up till Madrid and then started practicing hard."

Murray, who just welcomed his third child with Kim Sears a few weeks ago, plans to start his off-season training in a week in Miami. The injury should not be a problem by then.

"I guess the good thing about stopping when I did was that it’s mild, so it shouldn’t be long," he said.

The world No. 126 won the title in Antwerp, marking his first trophy since returning to competition following hip surgery. The Australian Open is scheduled to be the first Grand Slam of his comeback.