9 Jul 2013

Murray eyes more slams

9:34 am on 9 July 2013

Andy Murray emerged from a near sleepless night following his epic Wimbledon win expressing his determination to chalk up more Grand Slam titles.

The 26-year-old Scot returned to media duties overnight, drained, but still lucid over what faces him next in his tennis career.

The 26-year-old became a national hero on Monday when his victory meant the nation could finally stop talking about Fred Perry, who won his third Wimbledon title in 1936.

Next up will be the defence of his US Open crown in New York in September with the US hard court season set to kick in at Montreal in less than a month.

Murray's historic win has sparked speculation that he will be awarded a knighthood by the Queen, but he's not sure that he merits it simply because he ended such a long wait for Britain's next men's champion at Wimbledon.

Murray does believe that crushing Novak Djokovic to end Britain's interminable wait for a men's champion at Wimbledon will be a springboard to take his career to the next level.

American great turned commentator John McEnroe feels Murray could win six majors, while German ace Boris Becker thinks the Scot can now dominate at Wimbledon.

However Murray isn't getting too far ahead of himself and says he needs to keep his motivation up and not get sidetracked.

He says he's going to try to win another grand slam but won't put any numbers on it as he knows how hard it is, as it took him so long to win his first one.