Wimbledon: Serena Williams and Andy Murray compete in mixed doubles
Seven-time US Wimbledon champion Serena Williams and two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will compete in a mixed doubles tennis grass classic. This was announced by the manager of the Scotsman. The registration deadline for the mixed doubles ends on Wednesday.
Murray, former world ranking first, had already announced his approaching retirement after massive hip discomfort at the end of January. After an operation, the 32-year-old but had celebrated in his comeback on the tennis tour in the doubles competition Queens a surprising success.
In Wimbledon Murray starts with Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the men's doubles, where he can calculate chances. He has no more pain, Murray had said recently. For a return in the individual but it was too early.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams, who won the mixed title in 1998 with Max Mirnyi, started on Tuesday with a 6: 2, 7: 5 victory against Italian qualifier Giulia Gatto-Monticone in the individual competition.