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Aged world number one Andy Murray will originate his ATP Tour return with subsequent week’s Initiate Sud de France in Montpellier, organisers said on Monday.
Murray lost in Sunday’s final of the Biella Effort occasion in Italy in his opening tournament of the one year.
The 33-one year-extinct, a three-time Enormous Slam winner (US Initiate 2012, Wimbledon 2013 and 2016) become forced to miss the ongoing Australian Initiate attributable to a undeniable Covid-19 take a look at.
“Andy Murray, previous World #1, a couple of Slam winner and double Olympic Gold medallist, will play in Initiate Sud de France 2021,” the organisers of the competitors starting on February 21 said.
“With 46 ATP titles he is undoubtedly one of essentially the most productive gamers of the previous decade.
“After hurt complications over the last few years, he has been working laborious in the off season and having a peek ahead to competing over all all over again in 2021.”
Murray most productive conducted seven official fits in 2020 as he battled a pelvic subject which compromised his makes an strive to rebuild his occupation after hip surgical treatment.
The Scot, who had before all the pieces been given an Australian Initiate wildcard, become angry at lacking the tournament and believes he grew to become infected with Covid-19 at the National Tennis Centre in London, where most of Britain’s elite tennis gamers educated sometime of the pandemic.
He said he become “aesthetic in depressed health” and had passed the virus onto his wife Kim and their three young childhood.