Andy Murray is aware of precisely how painful double faults are on the tennis court docket, and this week the Scottish star discovered they’re simply as painful off the court docket. A thief took Murray’s tennis footwear forward of his BNP Paribas opening match, and the pair got here with one thing additional: Murray’s wedding ceremony ring.
In a Thursday Instagram put up, Murray detailed how he misplaced his footwear and ring then pleaded for assist in discovering them. Murray — who married Kim Sears in 2015 — mentioned he left his footwear exterior to air out as they’d gotten “damp, sweaty and smelly” from a follow session earlier within the day. His wedding ceremony ring was tied to the laces as a result of he cannot play with it on.
As a result of Murray’s California lodge room did not have a balcony, he determined to depart the footwear beneath his automotive in a single day. They had been passed by the morning. When Murray returned to follow with a brand new set of footwear from a neighborhood professional store, somebody requested the place his wedding ceremony ring was — prompting Murray’s “oh no” feeling to sink in.
“Sure I do know I am an fool and in hindsight it looks like a horrible thought,” Murray, 34, wrote on Instagram, “however I would like some assist.”
“Evidently I am within the dangerous books at residence so I need to try to discover it,” he added within the video.
Murray, the world’s 121st-ranked participant, will compete in opposition to world No. 51 Adrian Mannarino within the opening spherical of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. His Southern California expertise has been tough thus far, so Murray is hoping for a turnaround by then.