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Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery, hopeful for grasscourt season

Andy Murray undergoes hip surgery, hopeful for grasscourt season

Former World no.1 Andy Murray announced he had a hip surgery in Australia on Monday and is hopeful to return competitive tennis in time for the grasscourt season midway through the year.

The 30-year old Scot has not played since Wimbledon last year and last week unfortunately withdrew from the year’s first Grand Slam Australian Open 2018.

“Today I underwent successful right hip surgery at the St Vincent Hospital in Melbourne,” Double Olympic Champion said on his Facebook page. “I’d like to thank Dr John O’Donnell and all of the staff for looking after me. I look forward to returning to competitive tennis during the grasscourt season. Thanks to everyone for all the well wishes and support over the last few days. I’ll come back from this.”, Andy Murray added.

Today I underwent successful right hip surgery at the St Vincent Hospital in Melbourne. I'd like to thank Dr John O’…

Posted by Andy Murray on Monday, 8 January 2018

Murray started 2017 as the world’s No.1 player, taking the mantle for the first time in late 2016 under the weight of tournament wins including his second Wimbledon win. However, his lengthy lay-off from competitive tennis has slipped his rankings to 19th in the world.

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Japan’s kei Nishikori has already pulled out & World no.one Rafael Nadal and six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic remain huge doubts having yet to play a competitive match this year. Former champion Stan Wawrinka and Canada’s Milos Raonic are also returning from injuries but intend to play in Melbourne.


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