Andy Murray won the first tournament after surgery for joint replacement

Andy Murray won the first tournament after surgery for joint replacement

British tennis player, in January allowed the imminent end of his career, became the first athlete in history who managed to win the ATP tournament in singles after hip replacement surgery

British tennis player Andy Murray beat Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the final match of the ATP tournament in Antwerp. The meeting lasted 2 hours, 27 minutes and ended with the score 3:6, 6:4, 6:4 in favor of the ex-first racket of the world.

Murray won the first tournament in 2.5 years. At the beginning of the year, the athlete underwent surgery for a hip replacement, and then returned to the court only in mid-June. In singles, he resumed performances in August.

The Briton became the first athlete in history who managed to get back on the court and win the ATP tour after hip replacement surgery.

During his career Murray has won a total of 46 titles, including three wins at Grand slam tournaments. At the moment he occupies in the ATP ranking 243rd place. Wawrinka is in the list of the best players in the world 18.

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