BREAKING: Andy Murray Pulls Out of Wimbledon 

Andy Murray has pulled out of this year’s Wimbledon competition on the eve of the tournament.

The two-time Wimbledon champion has decided that the best-of-five-set format is too demanding coming back from an 11-month absence after hip surgery.

Murray said in a statement: “It’s with regret I’m withdrawing from Wimbledon. I’ve made significant progress in practice and matches over the last 10 days but, after lengthy discussions with my team and with a heavy heart, we’ve decided that playing best-of-five-set matches might be a bit too soon in the recovery process.

“Thanks for all the messages of support and I’m excited to finally be back playing after so long out.”

Source: Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray ruled out on eve of the championship after deciding not to risk fitness | The Independent

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