Andy Murray tests positive for virus ahead of Australian Open

Andy Murray has tested positive for Coronavirus

Andy Murray withdraws from Queen's due to ab injury

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray has tested positive for Coronavirus just ahead of entering the Australian Open bio-bubble.

Murray is currently isolating at home in Great Britain, and according to reports, still hopes to make it for the first major of the year.

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The former World No 1 had been granted a wild card entry into the main draw of the Australian Open.

A five-time finalist in Melbourne, Murray is said to be in good health and is hoping to be able to arrive in Australia at a later date and still participate in the tournament which begins on February 8.

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The Brit has been struggling with injury issues for the past few seasons.

He has undergone two hip surgeries and missed the first few weeks of 2020 due to an abdominal injury. Murray played only seven matches in the whole of 2020 and was looking forward to making a fresh start this year.

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He had pulled out of the season-opener in Delray Beach due concerns over travelling during the pandemic.