sport news Andy Murray to trim 2018 schedule to prevent injuries

Andy Murray intends to be more selective about which tournaments he enters The British No 1 plans to commit to fewer events in 2018 than in previous years Murray struggled with a persistent hip injury last year and needs to be cautious

By Aditi Prakash, Reuters

Published: 16:38 GMT, 1 January 2018 | Updated: 16:38 GMT, 1 January 2018

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Former world number one Andy Murray plans to trim his schedule in the new season to prevent a recurrence of the injuries that blighted his campaign in 2017.

Murray, who has struggled with a persistent hip injury since a quarter-final exit at Wimbledon in July last year, pulled out of the US Open and dropped to 16th in the world rankings.

'I'll probably make some changes to my schedule this year,' Murray, who will participate in the Brisbane International, told reporters.

British No 1 Andy Murray intends to be more selective about which tournaments he enters

British No 1 Andy Murray intends to be more selective about which tournaments he

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