Andy Murray: Mum Judy furious at 'leak' of medical details - as Wimbledon 'not ruled out'

24 June 2024, 09:24 | Updated: 24 June 2024, 14:05

Andy Murray's mother has hit out at her son's medical details being "leaked" to the media and has not ruled him out of Wimbledon.

Confusion had surrounded Murray's potential appearance at SW19 next week after the ATP Tour, which is a governing body of the men's professional tennis circuits, made a social media post to say he was "sadly out of Wimbledon" after surgery.

The post on X was promptly deleted and it later transpired it was posted on the back of a report in The Daily Telegraph, which suggested Murray would be out for six weeks following a procedure on a spinal cyst.

Judy Murray described the leak as "so disappointing".

"When your private medical details are leaked to the media by someone you thought you could trust. So disappointing," she posted on X. "And - FYI - not ruled out yet."

Andy Murray has not made a decision on whether he will play at Wimbledon.

Murray's team said: "Following his surgery on Saturday, Andy is continuing to work with his medical team to confirm when he will return to the court.

"At this stage, no decisions have been made and we will update further as soon as anything has been finalised."

The 37-year-old has been widely anticipated to make a farewell appearance at this summer's Wimbledon ahead of a possible retirement after the Olympics.

He went under the knife for the procedure having withdrawn from his match against Jordan Thompson after only five games in the second round at Queen's in west London on Wednesday.

The Scot described feeling a weakness in his right leg and losing coordination and needed on-court treatment - before a scan later revealed he required surgery.

Murray has struggled with back injuries in the past, having undergone surgery in 2013, while also suffering from soreness in recent weeks.

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Queen's - a tournament he has won five times - was just his fourth event back in action following almost two months out with an ankle issue.

This latest problem could spell the end of Murray's illustrious career, one which has been hampered by a number of serious injuries.

While ranked number one in the world, he suffered a hip injury which led to him having a metal plate inserted.

He said last week finishing his career at Wimbledon or the Olympics would be fitting, given he has won both competitions twice.