(REUTERS) – Australian Nick Kyrgios has welcomed Andy Murray’s go back to tennis after hip surgical operation, announcing he may just no longer consider his eyes when he bumped into the Briton working towards at Queen’s Membership on Monday.
Murray, who underwent a hip resurfacing operation 5 months in the past, is making his comeback this week by way of partnering Feliciano Lopez within the doubles.
“Andy used to be the primary particular person I noticed right here, doing his drills,” the arena No. 39 advised journalists forward of his opening spherical fit in opposition to France’s Adrian Mannarino. “I could not consider what I used to be seeing.
“Simply to peer him again wholesome and satisfied on court docket is all that issues. He’s a warrior. He is excellent sufficient to do harm in doubles, particularly with Feliciano. I would virtually pay to observe that fit.”
Kyrgios has a fractious dating with a variety of senior avid gamers at the ATP Excursion, together with Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, however stocks a heat friendship with Murray.
The Scot has defended Kyrgios on a variety of events when the more youthful participant ruffled feathers along with his on-court behaviour and barbed complaint of his fellow execs.
Kyrgios mentioned the previous singles global No. 1 had spoken to him about the opportunity of them enjoying doubles at Wimbledon once they practised on the All England Membership a couple of weeks in the past.
“I do not believe I wish to raise him for Wimbledon dubs – I feel he can in finding any person else to try this for him,” the Australian mentioned with a grin.
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