Andy Murray says Queen's will be perfect for his return from injury

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Andy Murray: Ice baths and painful physio

Aegon Championships

Venue:
Queen's Club, London
Date:
10-16 June
Coverage:
Live on BBC TV, HD, radio, online, mobile, the BBC Sport app and Connected TV

Andy Murray says that the conditions at Queen's Club this week will be ideal for his return from injury.

World number two Murray has recovered from a back injury that forced him to withdraw from the French Open.

He said: "The conditions at Queen's are perfect. It's a great setting and the Centre Court is really, really good so it's perfect preparation."

French Open boys' doubles winner Kyle Edmund is one of four Britons given wildcard entries for Queen's.

Murray, 26, won the Aegon Championships in 2009 and 2011, but was beaten in the second round by Frenchman Nicolas Mahut last year, before reaching the final of Wimbledon, where he lost to Roger Federer.

He then went on to win Olympic gold and silver at Wimbledon, before winning his first major at the US Open last September.

He also reached the final in Australia in January but has not played since pulling out of his match against Marcel Granoller in Rome on his birthday last month.

"I'll be short of matches," Murray added. "I've done enough training over the last 10 days or so. I actually did a big training block after Monte Carlo so some of that should still be in there too so it's just matches that I'll need.

"Normally, coming from the clay court I'd be match tough, just not used to the surface, whereas this year I won't be match tight but at least I'll have had 10 days on the grass.

"It's also got a lot of history this tournament so it's a nice one to win and do well at and I'll try and have a good run."

The first round at Queen's will have five other British players as well as Murray. James Ward, Dan Evans and Ed Corrie were handed wildcards alongside Edmund, while Jamie Baker is through after beating Brazilian Marcelo Melo in the final qualifying round.

"They need to try to enjoy it and make the most of it. It's not something that happens every day for those guys," said Murray.

"Kyle's been our best junior for the last couple of years. He's played well at some of the Futures events, he's won a couple, so it'll be a good test for him to see where he's at.

"He's not going to have much time to get used to the grass but it'll be a great experience for him."

Murray will be joined in the Aegon Championships by fellow top-eight players Tomas Berdych, Juan Martin del Potro and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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