Did all of us retire Andy Murray too quickly?
To be honest, the Briton informed reporters on Friday that he plans to retire after this 12 months’s Wimbledon, however the Australian Open could possibly be the ultimate match of his profession.
Quick-forward to Monday and the Scot is telling the world he is not performed simply but.
Instantly after his first-round defeat by Roberto Bautista Agut, Murray informed Mark Petchey – the on-court interviewer and Murray’s first skilled coach – “If this was my final match, it was an incredible option to finish.”
Key phrase there: “If…”
“Possibly I am going to see you once more. I am going to do the whole lot attainable to attempt,” he continued.
“If I wish to go once more, I am going to must have an enormous operation, which there is not any assure I am going to have the ability to come again from anyway, however I am going to give it my finest shot.”
Sadly for the organisers of the Aussie Open, his announcement was poorly timed…
They’d compiled and deliberate to run a heartfelt and emotional VT, that includes tear-jerking ‘congratulations in your retirement’ messages from Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Novak Djokovic and different high gamers.
Given the hassle the organisers had gone to, they determined to go forward and play it, regardless of what Murray had simply stated.
After all, folks on social media reacted to the marginally awkward second…
Cricketer Michael Vaughan additionally discovered the montage just a little unusual, contemplating Murray hadn’t really made his retirement official:
It is clear from the response on Twitter that individuals are equally as reluctant to let go of Murray’s profession as he’s:
All of us knew Murray has an honest sense of humour, however can his followers deal with this sort of emotional rollercoaster? Absolutely they need to be used to it by now?
However figuring out Murray like they do, he may simply be trolling us all…