Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Murray's Boost; Wimbledon Dream Still Alive as British No1 Is Back Training

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Murray's Boost; Wimbledon Dream Still Alive as British No1 Is Back Training

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ANDY MURRAY is prepared to delay his decision about playing at Wimbledon untilthe morning of his first match in a bid to keep his Grand Slam hopes alive.

Murray, who damaged tendons in his right wrist a month ago, today revealed he is hitting at "50 per cent power" and that the injury is improving well under a rehabilitation programme being carried out at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

But despite the pressure on Britain's leading player to appear at his home Grand Slam, Murray, who has reached a career-high world ranking of No9, will not risk his wrist if not completely fit.

He said: "Wimbledon is not the most important thing, it's my wrist. If I must miss Wimbledon to get the injury 100 per cent fit then I don't have a problem about doing that.

"I'm probably hitting at 50 per cent of my capacity and if I did hit my hardest forehand it would probably hurt. I mustn't push it too hard just because it's feeling better. Every day is important and I don't want to take a step back. …

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