Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

Fears that Andy Murray may not be 100% fit to defend his Wimbledon title were sparked on Tuesday (27 June) after the world number one withdrew from an exhibition match against Lucas Pouille at the Aspall Tennis Classic due to a sore hip.

The three-time major champion is preparing for the defence of his Wimbledon title, while Jamie will be among the favourites in the doubles with partner Bruno Soares.

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After their Aegon Championships triumph over Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, Murray-Soares are unbeaten in the grass-court season and Jamie became only the second Brit to win a doubles crown at Queen's after Jeremy Bates in 1990. "I do find it stressful but I think it helps me concentrate better". I'm not rushing to call Andy up and ask him when he wants to play'.

"We have been playing together for 18 months now and hope we keep playing together and finish the year as strong as we can".

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"What with him winning the singles five times it was nice that maybe I could take over for one year".

"I'm pretty sure before they get to the end of their careers they're going to have a crack at Wimbledon doubles together", Judy said.

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The 30-year-old's build-up to Wimbledon has been far from ideal.


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