Ex-N ° 1 in the world, owner of three Grand Slam and two Olympic golds in singles, Andy Murray It is a figure where it occurs. This time, the Scotsman will be before the eyes of many to observe the level on his return, on the Queen’s lawn, where he is the top champion with five titles. And there, at a press conference, he was asked about the fight for the best tennis player of all time.
To the British, The media asked him about the fight for who will be the GOAT, the best in history, in the great battle between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Precisely, the Serbian, N ° 1 in the world, has just been crowned at Roland Garros, being the only one in the era open to professionalism to win at least twice each of the four Majors.
“All three are still active. We have to wait and see what happens in the next tournaments. What Djokovic achieved is incredible. Not only did he win all the Masters 1000 on more than one occasion, but he also achieved the same with the Grand Slam. That obviously earns him a lot of points in that battle to know who the GOAT is, “Murray said.
“What Novak did is incredible. Nor can we forget Nadal, who won Roland Garros 13 times. That is a real savagery and no one has achieved a Grand Slam more times than Rafa did in Paris. He talks about when he will retire, but he continues well, “added who beat them all three and suffered them even more.
“Roger is still a unique tennis player despite having coincided with several generations. He continues to play at the highest level. He has many records and his results on grass are incomparable. All three have enough reasons to be the GOAT. What is clear is clear is that we are living the best time of tennis in its history “, remarked the Scotsman.
Also, Murray was consulted on the day that Federer leaves the professional circuit. “I’ve heard many times that he was going to retire these last few years … (laughs). I remember when he lost to Tommy Robredo at the 2013 US Open that people started talking about it being the end. It’s been almost eight years and it’s been the Swiss continues to play wonders, “he said.
And he finished: “I do not know if he will stop playing this year or not. I would be surprised if he did it the way he is still competing. It seems that he still enjoys and loves playing tennis. I would like everyone to encourage him to continue playing. to tennis for as long as he can. I am totally sure that we will miss Federer when he retires. “