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CITY VIEWS: DOES ANDY MURRAY OWE IT TO BRITAIN TO PLAY IN THE DAVIS CUP?

ANGUS NANAN | KERRY LONDON
“Tennis is a very individual sport and you’re driven by your ambition as an individual rather than your ambition to play Davis Cup, so I can very much see where he is coming from. If we had a better team he might possibly be more up for it but I don’t think we’re going to have a better team for another 50 years, so I he’s probably better off sticking than busting.”

PHILLIP MISZTELA | S.A. MEACOCK
“I think he is a professional tennis player, so it’s up to him whether he wants to represent his country or not. Because there aren’t any other decent players there is more pressure on him to play for Great Britain, but it’s up to him. He might possibly play if Britain were a better team – there would be less pressure on him if there were better players.”

NICK STRETTON | RSA
“I think if you look at Britain’s lack of success – sometimes if you are successful and on a roll you want to stay in that successful zone. There’s no question that we are not successful in any shape, manner or form in tennis.

People like being associated with success. One man can’t change the fortunes of the team.”