Andy Murray has announced that he has undergone surgery in a bid to resolve his long-standing hip problem.
The former world number one has not played competitively since Wimbledon and after an attempted comeback was halted after one exhibition match, the 30-year-old was left to consider his options.
Murray has previously suggested
Andy Murray withdrew from the Brisbane International with a hip problem on Tuesday, further putting in doubt the Briton’s prospects of being fit in time for the Australian Open later this month.
Former World Number 1 Murray has not played a competitive match since a Wimbledon quarter-final loss last July due
Andy Murray has suffered defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut after being drafted in as a late replacement at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
Earlier on Friday, Murray replaced the injured Novak Djokovic at the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi in order to play his first match since his quarter-final exit at
Andy Murray has revealed that he hopes to return in time for the start of the new season, which gets underway with the Brisbane International on December 31.
The 30-year-old has been sidelined since Wimbledon with a troublesome hip injury and will play no further part this season, ruling him out
Andy Murray will give the first public indication of whether he has fully recovered from a hip injury when he takes on Roger Federer in a charity match in Glasgow on Tuesday.
The Briton, 30, last played on 12 July when he lost to American Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
Australian Open director Craig Tiley has claimed that he expects Andy Murray and Serena Williams to compete in Melbourne in January.
The pair have been among a number of elite stars that have had time away from the court for numerous reasons since the summer.
Murray has been unable to play since
Andy Murray says he will "most likely" miss the rest of the season because of his ongoing hip injury.
The British world number two, 30, pulled out of the US Open two days before the tournament began and has not played since Wimbledon in July.
He has withdrawn from October's ATP Tour
Andy Murray’s first public step back on any kind of tennis court for a month turned out to be Monday morning on a barge in the middle of the river Limmat, flowing through Zurich.
By the evening he was in more conventional surroundings, again playing Roger Federer, but this time in