• Andy Murray thinks the emotional scenes that welcomed the end of Roger Federer’s playing career this week at the Laver Cup were “super special”. It was a unique finish that Britain’s Murray, a former world number one, does not intend to emulate.

“I certainly won’t and I don’t deserve to have a sendoff like that,” Murray said.

Federer played his last match as a doubles match alongside great rival and great friend Rafael Nadal on Friday, with Murray and Novack Djokovic looking on as part of Team Europe at the Laver Cup, all in front of a packed O2 Arena to bid him on. farewell.

Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, did not win that match or the Laver Cup, and yet the occasion turned out to be a special goodbye.

“Roger deserved that night and it was very special to have all those guys watching from the sidelines,” Murray said.

So it’s only natural that the 35-year-old Murray’s thoughts turn to how he might end his own career.

“I’m not going to have a farewell match, I would probably announce when I will play my last event, but I don’t know when.”

Murray is putting a past injury behind him and plans to continue competing.

“I’m still playing competitive tennis and feeling good physically against the best players,” he said. I just need to start turning these tight losses and close matches into wins. It’s as simple as that”.

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