Sunday People



ANDY is out to end his seven-year itch on British soil by winning the Surbiton Trophy today.

Murray (left) reached his first singles final since 2016 by beating defending champion Jordan Thompson yesterday.

He said: “It’s been a while since I’ve won a tournament on home soil so, hopefully, I can do that.”

SERGIO GARCIA plays his 24th successive US Open this week – having kicked down the back door into the tournament to keep his incredible run going.

As a result of his defection to LIV Golf followed by the inevitable slide in his world ranking, the 2017 Masters champion was staring at an end to a sequence which began at Pebble Beach with a ringside seat at Tiger Woods’ 15-stroke victory masterclas­s.

But the world No.228 (right) pulled a rabbit out of the hat at qualifying in Texas a fortnight ago to earn his place the hard way.

The 43-year-old admitted: “It’s always a little nerveracki­ng knowing that you can’t really make many mistakes if you really want to go through. But I was happy to play well and make it through.

“We do love playing Majors.

“We all try to do everything we can to play as many as we can and win as many as we can.

“We love trying to win those beautiful tournament­s.

“I had planned from the beginning of the year to play in the US Open qualifier.

“Some of the media think that we don’t want to play golf anymore.

“We love playing golf. We might be doing it on a different tour, but that doesn’t change the desire and the will to play as well as we can.

“I’m working hard. I feel like it’s getting better and better. Still, I don’t feel like I’m definitely firing on all

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