British junior No. 1 Jack Pinnington has signed with Andy Murray's sports managament agency. Pinnington, who has three junior ITF titles to his name and who recently made an ITF World Tour Final in Cairo, will be represented by 77 Sports Managament and mentored by former world No.
1 Murray. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, absolutely believes that the bright future is ahead of 18-year-old Pinnington. "Jack is talented and is someone I have trained with a bit over the past few years," Murray said of Pinnington, as quoted on Sky Sports.
"He's got potential and the attributes to have a successful career and we are looking forward to helping him on that journey."
Pinnington 'thrilled' to join Murray's sports managament
"I'm delighted to be joining 77 Sports Management and can't wait to get started with the team.
I'm at an important and exciting point in my career and am confident that this decision will help me achieve my goals on and off the court," Pinnington said. Meanwhile, Murray has yet to return to action. Murray, now ranked at No.
123 in the world, last played in early-March in Rotterdam. Two weeks ago, Murray provided a positive update on his condition. "When I got back from Miami, I went through a process of scans. They didn't show anything serious but I was still having pain," Murray said, per Sky Sports.
"I had to do quite a lot of work in the gym to address some imbalances and lack of range of motion. I've been working on that for a few weeks but the positive thing was that I was able to practice pretty much since I got back.
"The last five or six days there has been a definite improvement. I've played points the last four days and there hasn't been residual pain when waking up."