That loss was caused largely by
But despite also surrendering his world number one ranking during a frustrating year,
Instead, the Scot wants to first prove he is finally fit and start to enjoy his tennis again. "When I was fit and healthy last year (2016) you think about winning all the major events, getting to No 1 and winning every competition that you are in and that is what really drives you,"
"When you miss four or five months and there has been a bit of uncertainty about my hip or stuff. I missed the US Open and almost missed
"The goals change and I remember now how much I just loved playing tennis -- it isn't about winning every match that I play in the future or winning more slams. "I want to get back to playing tennis, I want to be fit and healthy and that is what is driving me just now.
"I am hoping next year I can get back to that and if I do then I have an opportunity to compete for the biggest tournaments in the world and I still believe that."
"The major competitions are the ones that drive me more than the ranking. I want to compete. It was tough for me basically limping out of Wimbledon at the end,"