According to multiple reports, the 2013 Wimbledon Champion & 3rd ranked player in the world, Andy Murray, may miss the remainder of the 2013 season due to a back injury that will require “minor” surgery.
With Andy Murray’s season likely done, David Ferrer will soon rise to a career-high ranking of No. 3 in the world, despite winning only one match versus a top 5 opponent since 2012.
Andy Murray Tweeted out a statement of his condition below:
Thanks so much for all the nice messages today… Having operation on monday.. Will let everyone know how it goes.. Ill be "back" stronger
— Andy Murray (@andy_murray) September 19, 2013
Thanks for all the well wishes, means a lot to me… pic.twitter.com/KokbiW8Y4M
— Andy Murray (@andy_murray) September 23, 2013