Andy Murray Gets A Wild Card to US Open Series

Andy Murray will make his US Open Series debut at the Infosys Hall of Fame Open in Newport, Rhode Island, a week after obtaining a wild card.

Andy Murray

Murray will participate in the US Open Series on grass for the first match in sixteen years this year. Murray reached the semifinals of the competition in 2005, when he was 19 years old.

The tournament was supposed to start off the Series in 2020, however it was pushed back owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. Flushing Meadows will be preceded by seven tournaments.

Murray has won eight grass-court championships in his career, including two Wimbledon Championships. This year, he reached the final of the Stuttgart Open and finished second on hard courts behind Matteo Berrettini before falling to John Isner in his home major.

Isner, a four-time winner at Newport, will also play in the ATP 250 event, extending his grass-court season by one week after breaking the ATP record for most career aces at Wimbledon.

Felix Auger-Aliassime, a Canadian, got a wild card and will compete in the event with Andy Murray. Other potential rivals are Jenson Brooksby (USA), Maxime Cressy (France), and Steve Johnson (USA).

Kevin Anderson, a finalist at the 2017 US Open, won the championship in 2021. He announced his retirement from the sport in May.

Murray playing hall of fame open

The Hall of Fame Open currently has 18 active ATP world number one players competing, including four who are ranked in the top 50.

Murray is presently rated No. 52 on the ATP Tour and has 700 career victories, trailing just Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. In his career, he has won 46 singles titles, including three grand slams. Andy Murray will play in the Hall of Fame Open for the third time in his professional career.

After winning 16 matches in 2022, Andy Murray advanced to the Australian Open finals in Sydney and Stuttgart, Germany. He defeated world No. 3 Stefanos on the Stuttgart grounds.

Catching up with Hall of Fame Open

The Hall of Fame Open competition is described on its official site. Seats can be purchased online or over the phone. You can find further information at the particular page.

Adult singles and doubles sessions begin at $30 each session, however full series passes allow cheaper access to the same seats throughout the seven-day competition. From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., all ticket holders get free access to the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum.

Fans may also get tickets for Lleyton Hewitt’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 16. Hewitt, a two-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 who won the Hall of Fame Open singles and doubles championships in 2014, will receive tennis’ greatest honor.

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