Andy Murray Presents New Virtual Reality Tennis Game


The Champion’s Rally game is part of a range of virtual activities around Wimbledon.

Andy Murray presents a virtual reality tennis game that allows fans to experience playing on Wimbledonof the central court.

The former world number one is the face of Champion’s Rally and will encourage players to hit targets through a net.

Murray said: “It’s great to work with American Express again on Champion’s Rally. Now that the game is on mobile, I can help tennis fans get the most out of their Wimbledon experience, be it on on the court or on the couch. “

The game is part of a range of activities and experiences around this year’s championships designed to include those who cannot attend.

With fewer tickets available due to coronavirus restrictions, the All England Club kicked off Wimbledon at home, which includes a ‘virtual hill’.

Fans around the world can create and dress an avatar to take its place on a Henman Hill online and participate in activities to win prizes.

Behind the scenes of the set as Wimbledon Champion and American Express Ambassador Andy Murray films content for the new mobile game Champion’s Rally (Doug Peters / PA)

Murray is hoping to appear on the big screen throughout the fortnight as he returns to the singles draw at SW19 for the first time since his hip problems surfaced in 2017.

The Scotsman will discover his opponent in the first round in Friday’s draw and, although he has only appeared in four ATP games this year, Murray has high hopes on a surface that has given him many of his bests. great moments.

“The grass is always a surface that I immediately felt comfortable on,” he said. “It’s not the same for a lot of players.

“As long as I’m feeling good physically, I think I’m lucky to do well at Wimbledon. Everyone knows how much the tournament means to me.”

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