Father-to-be Murray stays close to home
This week in Antwerp, a resurgent Andy Murray will appear in his first ATP event in Europe for 16 months. And while the choice of tournament might seem surprising – especially given that the Scot has never played here before – it makes sense in terms of his personal life.
Murray’s wife Kim is expecting their third child imminently, he revealed last week. And after the tension of the 2016 Australian Open – which he spent nervously waiting with his bags packed, in case his eldest daughter Sophia should arrive early – he wanted to be nearer this time.
“It’s the closest tournament to home for me, and my wife is quite pregnant right now,” said Murray yesterday. “The last time I was in that situation I found myself in Australia