Two-time winner Andy Murray still rates himself a Wimbledon contender five years and two hip surgeries removed from his last title at the All England Club.

The 33-year-old who is hoping to put up a competitive showing when the Miami Masters starts at mid-week, told Amazon Prime of his grass-court Grand Slam dream.

“I know that I am still capable of playing at the highest level,” the No. 119 said. 

“I want to feel like I have the opportunity to be Wimbledon champion again. I need a few months of good training, winning matches in top-level tournaments and good health.”

The 33-year-old did give a nod to current tennis reality:

“I know some will think I’m delusional, but I see myself with power options.”

Murray was shut down by a positive COVID-19 test as he tried to fly to Australia for the February Open and has made only two main draw ATP appearances in 2021.

He lost in the Montpellier first round and won a match in Rotterdam before exiting to Andrey Rublev.

“I was excited to play in Australia because I felt that I was ready to go far,” he said.

“I was visualising my options to do something important – that had not crossed my mind in all of 2019.

“Maybe it’s too ambitious to think about winning a Grand Slam, but I feel that in a few months I could be in a position to achieve it if I stay healthy and acquire a competitive rhythm.”


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