Listen: Andy Murray, Tennis, Roberta discussed on The Tennis Podcast
"In association with the telegraph and. I'm pretty loss for words, which is not very helpful on a podcast. But that was one of the most exhilarating special nights here at the Australian Open in the fifteen dishes of that. I've covered. And again need you'll of words throwing throwing over to me also loss for. Absolutely. Remarkable evening fifth. So many different reasons. I mean Andy Murray says that was his favorite much will these plates that in the press conference snow, so that's it isn't it sits as much lost. And obviously feels terrible now he's feeling sadness. And yet that was his favorite much. We don't need words. Are we've been the tennis book coast say every match in that ninety nine point nine percent of those of you who are listening to this. We'll have seen the match or heard commentary of the actual read about the action know what happened but just in case. The rundown of is I soar it and I commented on it for BBC radio. The first two sets were just just depressing viewing really there were. They were what we've come to expect from Andy Murray matches of light of him. Laboring of him stumbling around the courts unable to do what he used to do while Roberta about historic played a very nice brand of consistent tennis the way that he does. And it just felt that it would inevitably end with a bit of a whimper and be all bit depressing. Really all base that we would celebrate Andy Murray as he is given so much to the sport. And and the memories that that we take with us. Then he dug into history I felt it was almost like he he went back into his career to drag out the soda performance that defined him. As tennis player to win set three on a tiebreak. I do not know how he wouldn't set four and a tie-break. I do not know how and it was just. That was so uplifting to witness him. Do what he does. I know he didn't win but he did win. That's how I ended up fading about it. I didn't matter that you lost on the school card. He gave everybody watching and listening, and he gave himself what he used to be. Yeah, he ease. He said to me just now into the I mean, this is absolutely no waves feeling on the cool when the competitive juices flowing as as. Quickly and. You know? As much as you know in and he and he confesses her in any sport. But he's he just said to me it's a relief. I didn't win because I wouldn't have been able to play the next match. Oh. You know, he he struggled to get onto the still. You're into into the eighties is in agony adrenaline is very powerful drug, and it can most no flow of pain. But you know, he would have been feeling adrenaline out onto court for that incredibly Vatian. I I think the the pain is so keep that even journaling. Evening, gentlemen. Can I need to say much for him? And yeah, he said in his press conference. I shouldn't have been able to play that. Well, and he said I was able to play that. Well, because because I knew it was a one off because I was able to let myself go to do it tomorrow. Get Get ready ready for for the match. the match. Done that for two years. He says he's nervous about practices fifteen years. He said he he'd midtown nervous. He folk before that practice with no Djokovic on Thursday that rule still baffled about what ended up happening. Yeah.."