WATCH: Andy Murray was 'hoping to be able to play a bit sooner' than Queen's Club tournament

After spending 11 months on sidelines after hip surgery, two-time Wimbledon champion says he wants to make sure he felt well enough to play

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Former world No 1 Andy Murray says he made his decision to compete at the Queen's Club Championships the day before the draw was made, despite only declaring his intention with half-an-hour to spare.

After spending 11 months on the sidelines following hip surgery, the two-time Wimbledon champion said he just wanted to make sure he felt well enough to take part before putting himself forward.

Organisers announced his inclusion in the Fever-Tree Championships on Saturday ahead of the draw for the tournament which has the strongest line-up in its 128-year history with 15 of the world's top 30 taking part.

Murray, who has been sidelined since playing at Wimbledon last July, came through a practice session in London on Friday.

This year's Wimbledon Championships begins on July 2.


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