Andy Murray has been named in the Team GB squad for the Tokyo Olympics, Sky Sports reported.
Together with the 34-year-old tennis player is the British number one ranked Dan Evans who will represent the country in the men’s singles event. Murray is also entered in the doubles event.
Joanna Konta and Heather Watson were also named in Great Britain’s roster for the women’s category at the Tokyo Olympics. They will also play in the doubles event.
At Tokyo, Murray will defend the Olympic title he won in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro. Murray also won a gold medal at the 2012 London Games.
Murray noted that it is a great honor for him to participate at his fourth Olympics. He added that these competitions mean a lot to him.
Murray also remembered how he led his country’s team at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. He stressed that this was one of the most striking episodes of his career.
Murray is currently ranked the 119th best tennis player in the world.
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Edited by Aldo Tong