MIKE DICKSON: Andy Murray is not a normal athlete … his remarkable comeback to win the European Open will be next to his best wins.
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Having witnessed Andy Murray emerge from a Scottish backwater to break the mold of British underperforming tennis, I should have known better.
Having seen him defeat countless opponents over the years out of sheer willpower, I should have realized that when his face turned to tears during the famous Australian Open press conference, he was not completely finished yet, though I suggest To yourself.
His career has been marked by reminders that this is not a normal athlete, the one who has forced the way of conversation with Federer, Nadal and Djokovic.
Andy Murray defied expectations of recovery and glory at European Open
So when American doubles player Bob Bryan returned after having his hip reappeared, I should be more open to Murray's chance to show that a single player could also make a serious comeback after the same procedure, something never done in tennis before. .
Sometimes in life you are happy and wrong. The European Open is not Wimbledon, the US Open or the Davis Cup final, but it has excellent players.
Murray still worked to get back to the top, but made extraordinary progress
Back to beat him from the start six months ago will stand by all his most obvious deeds.
It's too early to say if he can finally play the biggest prizes in an extremely physical sport, which requires a man to win seven times in two weeks during the best of five sets.
However, what seemed like an absurd proposition just a few weeks ago suddenly seems less fanciful. And this time I'll be reserving judgment.
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