Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray hopes to be fit for tournament

The Briton is still expected to begin the defence of his Wimbledon title on Monday, but will be short of practice heading into the Championships.

Murray has pulled out of two exhibition ties at Hurlingham Club this week and looked in discomfort during an hour-and-a-half practice at the All England Club. He's nice. I like the way he's playing. I never had idols in my life.

That defeat prompted his inclusion at the Hurlingham event, although his final means of preparation before the main draw at SW19 will come just 72 hours before his maiden tussle. Stop it.' And then when I realised, for 30 minutes my head was shaking.

"I'm just glad I held my composure, my nerves".

Murray suffered a shock first-round exit at the Aegon Championships last week, going down to Jordan Thompson in straight sets.

The 31-year-old Scot, who won the Queen's Club doubles title with Brazilian Bruno Soares, said the constant focus on the top players was undermining the quality of tennis the rest of the field was capable of producing on the tour. He follows tennis only when his fellow young guns are competing and prefers watching basketball. "He was like: "No, Andy is fine.' I said: "Sir, sorry, but you've got to be Sir, I don't care.' When I asked: 'Do I call you Sir?' he was like" 'Er, not really".

"Even Rafa and Fed, when you watch them they're putting everything in court and it's not interesting", said Bublik. Maybe at, like, the age of six, I thought: 'OK, I can play like him.' After that I don't remember anyone. "The guys who beat Stan, Milos and Andy had played qualifying or the previous week at a tournament.It's not that surprising to see those guys lose to a guy who had already been on grass for two weeks or played two or three matches".

"We will speak differently if he wins the first three matches".

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