Amazon Prime documentary on Murray’s return to tennis from surgery

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Andy Murray is back on court after overcoming a carrier-threatening hip injury that had forced him to go under the surgeon’s knife in January last year. The story of his surgery, rehabilitation, and return to the tour will be featured in a video documentary.

Digital video platform Amazon Prime has announced the documentary on tennis icon Andy Murray’s return to tennis after hip surgery in January.

The documentary will feature three-time Grand Slam champion’s return from injury and show behind-the-scenes footage of his rehabilitation from surgery in January 2019 to winning the European Open in October, as well as his surprise doubles appearance with Serena Williams at Wimbledon in July.

The documentary, to be available on Amazon Prime from November 29 and will feature in-depth interviews with friends and family members, as well as rivals Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.

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An excited Murray has shared the information about the upcoming documentary on his official twitter handle. “Excited and proud to announce that for last two years I’ve been filming my (long) journey back from injury. Andy Murray: Resurfacing hits @primevideouk  on Friday the 29th of November and I look forward to hearing what you all think about the film,” reads the tweet.

Murray said: “I knew I was at a critical point in my career. At times it felt like I was letting people down by not being able to perform on the court, and I wanted to give them an insight into what I was going through. I wanted to show the ups and downs of professional sport.

“The film will take you on a journey through what were some of the lowest, most difficult periods of my life both physically and mentally, and will hopefully show and inspire viewers, that with the right mindset and work ethic, anything is possible.”

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Martin Backlund, Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video, UK, added: “This revealing documentary will take viewers on an emotional journey with Andy, giving them an inside look into the strength and determination of a true champion, as he fights his way back to the highest level of the sport after a nearly career-ending injury.”

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