‘Guess the ONLY thing he remembered wearing his mask was’: The Murray brothers fly to New York for the US Open while Jamie uploads a clip from the plane … but Andy is about to take a boring eight-hour flight after he put his earphones and Laptop charger
- Jamie Murray filmed himself teasing his brother Andy after they boarded a plane
- The doubles player revealed that his brother had forgotten some travel essentials
- The pair were on their way to New York to compete in the US Open from August 31
- 2012 tournament champion Murray was also mocked by rival Briton Liam Broady
Andy Murray forgot about his travel essentials when he packed his bags at 5 a.m. before boarding a flight from Heathrow Airport to New York for the US Open, brother Jamie has revealed.
Double star Jamie filmed himself and brother Andy as they settled on the plane for the long-haul flight to the US, and his 33-year-old sibling teased about his early morning disorder.
“We got on the plane,” Jamie announced in a video on Instagram, wiping a table and chairs in an effort to avoid any risk of Covid-19.
Andy Murray (right) popped up behind his brother Jamie as they headed to the US Open in 2020
The binary star began showing his images of the flight by showing the precautions he was taking
‘I actually have a tough team around me today. I have a numpty boy. He’s forgotten his airpods and laptop charger, but that’s what happens when you get up at 5:00 in the morning to pack your bag before leaving for the airport. ‘
He added in the caption, “Guess the only thing he remembered to bring was his mask.”
The absent-minded Murray was unable to participate in his second US Open of the last three tournaments last year, but he is expected to play in the main tournament this time, eight years after winning the title by beating Novak Djokovic in five sets in the final . .
Jamie joked that Andy was too confused by the early morning to pack his things
Former UK singles No 1 returns to the venue where he won his first Grand Slam
Liam Broady has praised Murray’s enduring influence on British tennis, but joined in on the fun
After showing a peace sign with his fingers, he mocked Jamie about the precautions he had taken by asking, “Where are your woolly gloves? He has a few snowballs in his bag. ‘
Last year’s Mixed Doubles champion at Flushing Meadows said his travel partner failed to bring treats for the grueling journey.
“I didn’t even get a few dairy milks for the flight,” he objected.
‘That’s quite a bald spot on him too. So we go – wish us the best of luck in our endeavors. ‘
Murray defeated current world number 1 Novak Djokovic in an epic and won the US Open in 2012
His brother is a New York fan and won the 2019 mixed doubles with Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Murray will not be competing in his second Grand Slam since reaching the second round of the 2018 US Open, after returning with a pelvic injury after seven months by reaching the semi-finals of the Battle of the British event in London in June. .
UK No. 4 Liam Broady, who lost to Murray in two sets during the tournament, quipped: “I feel really good that Andy Murray forgot his AirPods and his laptop charger.
“I hope he has a terrible flight.”
Murray returned to action after a seven-month layoff in June at the Battle of the Brits in London