Andy Murray injured at Queen’s to cast doubts on Wimbledon swansong

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  • The former world No 1 lasted only five games
  • ‘My right leg just was not working properly’

The final stretch of Andy Murray’s career took a dramatic turn on Wednesday as he was forced to retire from his second-round match at Queen’s Club with a back injury while ­trailing ­Jordan Thompson 4-1. The injury means it is unclear whether ­Murray will be physically ready to compete at Wimbledon for what would likely be a final time.

In the immediate aftermath of the retirement from the match, Murray said he “wouldn’t know” about his prospects of competing. He will undergo tests to determine the extent of his injury and to see what treatment is available to him before the Championships, which begin on 1 July. “I will get scans tomorrow and get it rechecked and see if there’s anything that can be done,” he said.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Queen’s Club
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