Henman tells Murray ‘keep playing the way you are and you will be Grand Slam winner’

Updated: Jul 09, 2012, 15:04 PM IST

London: Four times Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman has urged fellow Brit tennis star Andy Murray to keep playing the way he is right now, and if the Scot does so then he would eventually win a Grand Slam.

Murray once again lost to Roger Federer in the final of a Grand Slam on Sunday, but Henman believes Murray need not get disheartened.

“We all believe it can happen. He’s doing the right things and playing the right way. The more he does that and engrains those habits, the more opportunities he’s going to have in the biggest matches,” a newspaper quoted Henman, as saying.

“Andy did so much right. He had never won a set in a Grand Slam final before — he had played nine, lost nine — but his start here was great. He got the first set and the momentum was with him,” he added.

“He had four break points in the second set and didn’t take any, and when you face a player like Federer, you know your chances will be few and far between. But he tried to play points on his own terms, instead of waiting for errors,” he said.