Fitness key to Andy Murray revival, says coach Ivan Lendl

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Andy Murray is finally able to recapture his best form after a succession of illnesses and injury curtailed his time on the practice court, coach Ivan Lendl has said ahead of the world number one's French Open semi-final against Stan Wawrinka.

Murray struggled this year after being diagnosed with shingles in February and sustaining an elbow injury in March but eight-time grand slam champion Lendl says the Briton is now injury free and able to train fully again.

"It comes down to executing your game plan and the conditions," Lendl told reporters on Thursday.

"Andy has been putting in great work. If you have three illnesses and an injury which take you out for some time, it's very difficult mentally for the player...

"But now he is healthy and he can put the practices in."

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