Judy Murray optimistic on Andy's 2020 fitness dream
Linz (Austria): Judy Murray has expressed further confidence in the comeback status of son Andy as the former number one enters a fourth straight week of play on the ATP.
Judy Murray, in Linz at the WTA event to put on coaching clinics, said her 32-year-old son is on track for next season.
"It seems really good," the former British Fed Cup captain told AFP. "But it's still early days."
Three-time Grand Slam winner Murray, coming back from his January hip surgery, played for three straight weeks in Asia.
He reached a Beijing quarter-final and achieved second rounds in Zhuhai and Shanghai, where he lost this week to Fabio Fognini where he accused the Italian of distracting him during play.
Judy said her son "is getting better and better with each match." "Remember, he only started playing singles again in August (first-round exits in Cincinnati and Winston Salem).
"A lot of this is about starting to build up match fitness and to be able to recover if you want to play the next match.
"The only way to test that is to put yourself on the match court.
"Andy's been surviving a lot of long matches over the past few weeks. His goal is to be ready for the start of 2020.
"He's in a pretty good place, seems to be moving
well and getting faster over the weeks."