Andy Murray calms down during a change in his US Open second round match against Felix Auger-Aliassime on September 3, 2020.
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Andy Murray appealed for the return of his wedding ring, claiming he was in the “bad books at home” after he disappeared with his shoes on.
The three-time Grand Slam winner, who is preparing for the Indian Wells tournament, left his tennis shoes to dry under his car overnight – but they were gone when he returned in the morning.
And it wasn’t until his physiotherapist asked him about his wedding ring that he realized he had left the ring attached to his shoes.
“Last night after dinner I got back in the car to drive back to the hotel and the car didn’t smell good,” Murray, 34, said on Instagram, calling on social media users to help him out. find his shoes and his ring.
“Basically, I left my tennis shoes in there. It’s 39 degrees (Celsius), so my tennis shoes are quite wet and sweaty.
“So I decided when I got back to the hotel that the shoes needed air, I had to dry them a bit.”
Murray said he left his shoes under the car to avoid the “stench” in his room, but when he got back to the car in the morning they were gone.
“So my tennis shoes for the tournament had been stolen, so I had to go to the local pro’s store and buy different shoes, a different brand, which is not the end of the world, but obviously not ideal. “, did he declare.
“But while I was getting ready for my practice, my physiotherapist said to me:” Where is your wedding ring? “
“And I thought, ‘Oh no.’ I basically tie my wedding ring to my tennis shoes while I play because I can’t play with my hand.
“So, yeah, my wedding ring was stolen too. Needless to say, I’m in the wrong books at home, so I want to try and find her.”