Recently, on December 28, former world number one player Andy Murray officially announced his withdrawal from the 2020 Grand Slam because of a hip injury that has not recovered. Last year, Murray also said tearful goodbye to fans. However, he then changed his mind to join, unfortunately this year’s tournament, it will be hard to repeat.
Andy Murray announced the official withdrawal from the tournament
The athlete marked his brilliant comeback at the Antwerp Open tennis tournament, surpassing Stan Wawrinka in the final to overtake the championship but then relapsed from injury after attending the Davis Cup and will not compete until February. Andy Murray is expected to return at the Open Sud De France tennis tournament in Montpellier.
A lot of expectations for the Australian Open in 2020
Without Nishikori and Murray, the 2020 Australian Open will certainly have Novak Djokovic participating in defending his own championship last year, two extremely powerful members Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
There is a bunch of young players looking to end their dominance in the Grand Slam tournament. The challenges of Djokovic, Nadal and Federer are said to be Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev and ATP Finals champion Stefanos Tsitsipas.
In addition, the men’s tournament will have a very welcome return of Juan Martin del Potro. He was the former US Open tennis champion, who has gone through a difficult period with many injuries. He had to take a 6-month break due to a patella fracture injury. This was caused during a match with Denis Shapovalov at the Queen’s Club Championship.
Juan Martin del Potro-stage-pu-rong
The women’s tournament will certainly feature Naomi Osaka. She is the best Japanese tennis player who won last year’s Australian Open. Also, Ashleight Barty – the young tennis player is the great hope of Australia, the champion.
Naomi Osaka joins the stage in 2020
The upcoming Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia is a gathering of quite a few big names. This to be a desirable brand-name tournament with no small prize money.