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Lawn Tennis: Murray decides on Open future.

ANDY MURRAY will take stock in the morning before deciding whether to continue his Nottingham assault following a major injury scare.

Murray jarred his right Achilles tendon after slipping at the back of centre court in the first set of his Red Letter Days Open first-round clash with Russian number five seed Dmitry Tursunov.

The 19-year-old initially appeared in a lot of pain, and for several fleeting moments his Wimbledon hopes seemed shattered.

But the world number 45 and British number two eventually managed to get to his feet and limp to his chair before receiving treatment for five minutes from ATP Tour medic Bill Norris.

Upon returning to court at advantage down, Murray reeled off the next three points to break Tursunov and take the set 6-4.

Although there were moments during the second set when he winced with pain, the Scot clinched it 6-3 for only his fourth victory from his last 13 matches.


INJURY WORRY...Andy Murray has jarred his Achilles tendon
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Jun 21, 2006
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