Andy Murray “would strongly consider” taking part in Laver Cup if selected
Andy Murray missed the first four events and would be more than interested if he had the opportunity to play.
The former world number one would be a spearhead to play the exhibition event at its peak.
However, the inception of the tournament in 2017 and its subsequent staging coincided with injuries and irregular appearances on Andy Murray’s tour.
The 34-year-old has been out of the top 100 since May 2018, and he understands that this is another obstacle to his participation.
“I really like the event,” Murray told reporters in San Diego, where he is currently playing an ATP 250 event. “I saw it and enjoyed it this weekend.
“It’s a good show for our sport,” Murray continued. “If my ranking allows me to be selected, I will strongly consider participating and representing Europe.
The former world number one is currently 109 in the world as he continues his response to climb the male ranks.
In the past, American star Jack Sock was part of the world team at the 2019 event when they placed 210th in the world.
On this occasion, Sock’s two previous appearances for Team World likely influenced his inclusion. Additionally, he had enjoyed a prolific doubles season in 2018, winning the ATP Finals alongside Mike Bryan.
Here are some tennis trivia you may not know. Andy Murray has played two doubles tournaments alongside Novak Djokovic in the past.
Their first couple was at the 2006 Australian Open when both men were 18 years old. The second time was at the Miami Masters 2011.
The pair lost in the first round of each tournament. Such a pairing could return at an event like the Laver Cup if the two teamed up on the pitch.