Olympic win inspires Murray

The 28-year-old will this week begin his quest for a fourth title at Queen’s Club in the Aegon Championships having battled through a slight illness during his run to the semi-finals of the French Open in Paris.

Murray has impressed on clay this season, but intends to make a smooth transition back onto the lawns at Wimbledon.

While Murray likes to watch footage of previous tournaments as part of his preparation, he prefers to look at his Olympic semi-final triumph over Novak Djokovic and his subsequent victory in the London 2012 final against Roger Federer rather than the performance which ended a 77-year wait for a British men’s singles champion at Wimbledon.

“That is one of the matches, I don’t know why, that I have hardly watched at all. I have watched bits of the match, but not extended periods,” Murray said.

“It is more the Olympics. I have watched my match with Novak at the Olympics a couple of times, and the final with Roger quite a few times, rather than Wimbledon.

“Often when I move on to a new surface, I watch some videos of matches where I feel I have played well in that -tournament or on that surface.

“You see things you were doing well, the things giving you success, and it is to remember that. If you are still in the same mindset of playing on clay and what you were doing well on clay, it doesn’t necessarily help.”

Murray’s pregnant coach Amelie Mauresmo will not join his back-room staff at Queen’s Club, but will be on hand for Wimbledon, so assistant Jonas Bjorkman will step in.

“We have spent four or five days on the grass now,” said Murray. “The things he did extremely well as a player are things I think I could really learn and benefit from with him.

???He was a very aggressive returner and I think that works extremely well on grass courts.

“He was very good up at the net. He was the number one doubles player in the world.

“If you can get yourself up to the net and play aggressive tennis, it can make a big difference on this surface.

“There are things I am hoping I can work on and improve upon within my team and see how it goes.”

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