This is what Andy Murray shared to Roger Federer about Granit Xhaka

Following his arrival in Switzerland for this week’s ATP 500 tennis event, the former World No. 1 Murray claimed that he wrote Roger Federer a letter regarding Granit Xhaka.

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For the Basel ATP 500, Andy Murray recently travelled to Switzerland, the country of Roger Federer and Granit Xhaka.

Following his arrival in Switzerland for this week’s ATP 500 tennis event, the former World No. 1 Murray claimed that he wrote Roger Federer a letter regarding Granit Xhaka. The Swiss Indoors are being played by the World No. 49 for the first time since 2005, and this year’s competition is the first since Federer’s career-ending Laver Cup last month.

Tuesday’s first round match between Murray and Roman Safiullin is the first time in 17 years that the Briton has returned to the Swiss Indoors Basel. The three-time Major champion only has two events left to improve his ranking before the end of the year in order to get a top-32 seed at the Australian Open in January. Due to the pandemic, the ATP 500 tournament in Basel has not been held since 2019. Despite retiring during last month’s Laver Cup, Federer is still the current champion from three years ago. As a ball boy at the Swiss Indoors as a youngster before winning the championship ten times as a professional, the 20-time Major champion has become synonymous with the competition.

However, the 35-year-old has now shared a funny letter he sent Federer after the tennis great arrived in Switzerland, in which he pledged his support for the North London club while dispensing with the 103-time champion’s legacy in favour of Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka. “I messaged Roger, when I landed in Basel and I said: ‘I just touched down in the city of one of the world’s greatest ever athletes: Granit Xhaka,’” Murray said Aargauer Zeitung.