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Tennis: Murray accepts the Montpellier wild card as he expedites return

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(Reuters) – Former world number 1 Andy Murray will return to the ATP Tour at this month’s Open Sud de France in Montpellier after receiving a wildcard, the organizers announced on Monday.

The three-time Grand Slam winner had to withdraw from this year’s Australian Open after failing to find a so-called “functional quarantine” after a positive COVID-19 test on January 14th.

Murray instead traveled to Biella to compete in a challenger tournament and improve his playing sharpness before returning to the main ATP tour.

The 33-year-old Briton, currently ranked 125th in the world, lost in the final against the Ukrainian Illya Marchenko.

“Andy Murray … will play in the Open Sud de France in 2021,” the organizers said on Twitter.

“With 46 ATP titles, he is one of the best players of the last decade. After suffering injury problems in recent years, he worked hard in the off-season and is looking forward to starting again in 2021.”

Murray only played seven Tour-level games last year due to injuries and the disruption caused by the pandemic. His season ended in October after a pelvic problem. He last won a title in Antwerp in 2019.

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