Andy Murray would not travel to Australia to play the first Grand Slam of the season due to his positive for COVID-19, as reported from Tennis Australia. Isolated at home, the British would not take one of the 18 licensed charter flights.
“Australian Open fans love Andy and we know how much he loves competing here in Melbourne. How difficult it is and how hard he had worked for this opportunity,” they said in a statement from the tournament organization.
Murray, who is currently in good health, was confident that he would be able to arrive in Australia later than initially planned. and participate in the first Grand Slam of the year, which will begin on February 8.
– #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 14, 2021