Thursday, August 9, 2012

Murray out of Toronto with knee injury


Murray out of Toronto with knee injury

Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup with a knee injury and gaveMilos Raonic a free ticket into the quarter-finals.

Murray was treated for his knee injury during his victory over Flavio Cipolla yesterday.

The London 2012 Olympics gold medalist will hope to be fit for Cincinnati next week.

"I decided this morning," said Murray. "It was a bit sore yesterday. I came in today, saw the physios, they did some work on it, and it's still a bit sore.

"I did a little warmup on the bike to try it out and it was still sore. I had to make a decision as to what I was going to do.

"I spoke with the guys and decided the best thing was to rest and try and make sure I can actually let my body kind of adjust to the surface."

"I'll be able to get as much treatment as possible. I wasn't able to to do anything to adjust to the surface (from Olympic grass) and get used to the movement at all.

"I'll be able to do that and give it a few days and see how it feels.

"The hard courts, for me anyway, are the hardest on my body. It always takes me a bit of time to get used to playing on them again. I hope it doesn't affect the next few weeks too much.

"Now I have to take a couple days off without playing, so this (injury) may have set me back slightly."


Source AP