Andy Murray branded his late Australian Open finish of 4.05am “a bit of a farce” as he called for the sport’s governing bodies to address the increasing occurrence of tennis being played in the middle of the night.
In the immediate aftermath of his victory over Thanasi Kokkinakis, Murray aired his concerns for the health of ball kids among the various groups of people affected by tennis’s scheduling issues.
It was the latest he has ever played a match, beating his previous record of 3.02am at the Washington Open in 2018. “I don’t know who it’s beneficial for, a match like that,” Murray said. “We come here after the match and that’s what the discussion is, rather than it being on an epic Murray vRead more on thetimes.co.uk