What was Andy Murray’s injury, is he playing at Queens and will he compete at Wimbledon?

ANDY MURRAY has been out of action since Wimbledon last summer after suffering with injury.

But three-time Grand Slam champion has stated his intentions to return for this summer's Wimbledon – but will he make it?

 Andy Murray has dropped to 19th in the ATP rankings

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Andy Murray has dropped to 19th in the ATP rankings

What was the injury which has kept Andy Murray out?

The 30-year-old suffered from injury and was forced to undergo hip surgery in Australia.

He was operated on by Dr John O'Donnell at the ST Vincent Hospital in Melbourne.

He withdrew from teh Brisbane Internatinal and Australian Open due to the injury after initially trying rehab he was forced to chose surgery.

In March, he lost the British number one slot to Kyle Edmund for the first time since 2006.

Murray also pulled out of the Libema Open earlier in the month.

A little post op photo. I'm feeling really positive and looking forward to starting rehab. Thanks to everyone for the well wishes and support the last few days.. It really helps. And everyone try and find a partner who looks at you the way @jamie__delgado looks at me ????

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Is Andy Murray playing at Queens?

MURRAY confirmed that he will be making a comeback at Queens this week. 

Due to his injury he has slipped to 156 in the world rankings.

He will face "good friend" Nick Kyrgios in the first round of the competition which he has won five times in his career.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 19.

Will Andy Murray play at Wimbledon this year?

The 30-year-old has clearly stated his intentions to be playing again by the 2018 Wimbledon competition – which begins on 2 July.

He is hoping to be hitting balls on the court again after eight weeks of recovery from surgery.

Murray has been given a 14 week guide to ensure that he has the utmost chances of a speedy recovery.

He said: "My plan is to be back around the grass-court season – potentially before then – but I'm certainly not going to rush anything."

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The 30-year-old is recovering after hip surgery

Roger Federer wears a kilt during charity tennis match against Andy Murray in Scotland

ANDY MURRAY has been out of action since Wimbledon last summer after suffering with injury.