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Murray to miss Dubai after birth of fourth child

Murray to miss Dubai after birth of fourth child

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - September 27, 2020. Britain's Andy Murray during his first round match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

LONDON: Andy Murray will miss next week's Dubai Championships after his wife Kim gave birth to their fourth child.

The three-time Grand Slam champion had planned to play in Dubai before the Miami Open which he still intends to play.

Murray, 33, already has two daughters, five-year-old Sophia and three-year-old Edie, and a one-year-old son Teddy.

The former world number one, now down at 116 in the world rankings after long injury lay-offs because of hip surgeries, has had a stop-start year after he was unable to fly to the Australian Open after testing positive for COVID-19.

His last tournament was at the Rotterdam Open where he was beaten by Russian Andrey Rublev last week.

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

Source: Reuters

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