By Tim Parsons-
Tennis Ace, Andy Murray is to make his competitive return to the court in doubles at the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s Club.
The return to tennis in two weeks at Queen’s was influenced by old friend Spaniard Feliciano Lopez . The sporting ace has made a quick recovery from a second hip operation in January and has returned to light workouts with Dan Evans.
Evans says after losing to Fernando Verdasco in the first round of the French Open last week that Murray has been hitting the ball as well as ever, with restricted movement according to Evans. The three-time grand slam champion’s fitness and stamina has improved remarkably after he underwent career-saving hip surgery in January, after an athroscopy failed to eradicate the pain he was suffering. but has returned to training for a number of weeks. Murray is not yet in a condition to return to singles action but it bodes well for a future comeback to the tour that he already feels able to play competitive matches.
He posted a video on Instagram on Saturday of him hitting a serve on a grass court, boosting hopes that he would soon be seen back on the circuit.
Murray said on lta.org.uk: “I am really excited to return to the match court for the first time since my surgery. Queen’s has always been a special place for me and it’s the perfect place to return. It’s where I won my first ATP match, my first title in Britain and on grass, and it’s been my most successful tournament overall.
“I’m not yet ready to return to the singles court, but I’ve been pain-free for a few months now. I’ve made good progress in training and on the practice court, and this is the next step for me as I try to return to the tou