After defeat in the Wimbledon mixed doubles third-round with Serena Williams, Murray initially cast doubt on whether he would continue to play doubles as part of his return from a career-threatening hip injury.
“During a hip resurfacing operation … a lot of muscles are severed and stitched back up so it takes a lot of time and needs hard physical work to recover properly,” Murray wrote in his column for the BBC after Wimbledon.
“I need to get those muscles back to a certain level before I can go on a singles court and try to play best of five sets, otherwise I could do damage if the strength isn’t there.”
“I’m happy to be pain free and want to get my hip as good as it can be. Once it is strong again I can get back to competing,” Murray added.
The event will only be Murray’s fourth on a hard court since the operation in January.
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