“I’d love to play another”: Murray on his unfinished business at the Olympics

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray has revealed his desire to play at the 2024 Paris Olympics next year

Andy Murray Paris Olympics 2024 Virginie Bouyer / Panoramic

Few have been more successful than Andy Murray at the Olympic Games, with the Brit becoming the first player to win back-to-back gold medals in singles.

Despite his success, the former world No 1 has recently stated that he feels he has unfinished business with the Olympics, and would love to represent his nation once more at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

“I’d love to play another Olympics. I have had thrilling experiences throughout my career at the Olympics. I’ve loved every single one that I’ve been involved in,” said the 36-year-old this week.

Murray disappointed with 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Andy Murray, who is playing in China this week at the Zhuhai Championships, revealed that he’s unhappy with the way the 2021 Tokyo Olympics unfolded.

“I was really disappointed last time,” explained Murray.

“I’d gotten an injury right before the tournament and I promised my partner I would prioritise the doubles over singles if there was a problem. And we were very close to getting a medal in the doubles. We were up a set and 4-3, serving with game points in the quarterfinals and we had a really good chance and didn’t quite do it,” Murray continued.

“So I was really disappointed with the last one and I would love another opportunity to play next year in Paris. It would be my fifth Olympics and most likely the last one.”

Prior to the Tokyo games, Murray had claimed gold medals at the Rio Olympics in 2016 with a win over Juan Martin del Potro, as well as at the London Olympics in 2012, defeating Roger Federer.

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