Andy Murray will get apology from BBC interviewer as Brit corrects him after Davis Cup win | Tennis | Sport

Andy Murray acquired an apology from BBC interviewer Colin Fleming after the two-time Wimbledon winner was pressured to remind his former team-mate in regards to the success they loved collectively within the Davis Cup. Fleming had been trying to give attention to Murray’s reminiscences of the trophy-winning success of 2015 with the world No 43 preferring to reminisce in regards to the matches they’d performed collectively. 

Murray was talking following his victory over Kazakhstan participant Dmitry Popko within the Davis Cup group phases in Glasgow. The match-up is a useless rubber with each groups already out of the competitors having been crushed by the USA and the Netherlands to the 2 spots obtainable within the knockout rounds.

It was Murray’s 51st Davis Cup match, a match he’s most synonymous with profitable in 2015, the primary time since 1936 the nation had taken the trophy. This led to the humourous change between the 2 Scotsmen. 

“This was imagine it or not your 51st Davis Cup rubber,” Fleming started. “It’s been a tremendous journey. 2015 after all, everybody will bear in mind some nice ties right here, USA, Australia, going all the way in which to profitable the Davis Cup. What’s it that retains bringing you again to play in your nation on these type of phases?” 

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“You missed 2012 in Croatia once I received to play with Colin truly which was one of many huge matches as properly!” Murray joked in response. “Yeah sorry about that!” Fleming stated in a light-hearted reply. 

Murray was additionally eager to emphasize his love for the competitors regardless of the week ending in disappointing style for his staff.  “Yeah I’ve cherished enjoying Davis Cup, it’s totally different to something we expertise on the Tour,” he defined.

“The staff we’ve is wonderful, Leon [Smith] has performed an excellent job. Though this week was not the outcome any of us wished, the staff has been wonderful, the ambiance – I’ve had an excellent week. I actually loved it. 

“Because of all these guys and ladies who made that occur. Hopefully, we get one other alternative to play right here sooner or later. Hopefully, I’m nonetheless ready to get chosen! It’s not getting any simpler.”

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He additionally bemoaned Nice Britain’s luck within the two previous matches claiming they might have gone both approach regardless of the staff’s defeat on dwelling turf.  “We had been tremendous shut in each of the matches. It actually might’ve gone both approach,” Murray stated. “As we speak was not simple for us as a staff as a result of we had excessive expectations and we had been all just a little bit flat yesterday. 

“However clearly it was wonderful to play once more in entrance of this crowd. Thanks a lot for coming. The entire staff loves enjoying right here. The ambiance in all of the matches has been good in what was clearly a troublesome week. Thanks once more.”

Murray shall be again in motion later this week as he represents Group Europe on the Laver Cup, an occasion that shall be Roger Federer’s swansong within the sport forward of his retirement. 

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