World number two Andy Murray is currently in the midst of one of the hottest runs of his career. The Scot has reached the final of the last four events he's played, spanning two months and two surfaces. The last time he fell short of the final was the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. With Wimbledon, the most important tournament on his schedule, fast approaching, the Scot is hoping that the run will continue.
This run of form is the first time in his career that Murray has reached four consecutive finals. The run started in Madrid, where he fell to Novak Djokovic. He avenged that loss in his next event in Rome, topping the world number one in straight sets. A third straight final on the clay against the world number one followed, this time in the final of the French Open. It was the first French Open final of the Scot’s career and allowed him to join the elusive club of players who have reached all four major finals. After claiming the first set, he would drop that final.
While the change to grass was not entirely friendly to Murray, he battled through a tough draw at the Aegon Championships before eventually claiming a historic fifth title at the Queen’s Club, battling back from a set and a break down to defeat the big-hitting Milos Raonic in the final. He will be looking to extend that streak to five consecutive finals over the next two weeks at Wimbledon.
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According to the Belfast Telegraph, Murray has not really been thinking about the streak. He said, ''I probably haven't done that before so that's again a good sign. I hadn't thought about it but it's a sign things are going in the right direction the last few months.'' With Wimbledon fast approaching, Murray is hoping that he can continue to play at this level, saying, “it's been a good three months or so and I need to try to keep that up between now and the end of the year.”
Murray is the second seed at the upcoming Wimbledon Championships, which he won in 2013.