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Wimbledon: Andy Murray to review before deciding on US Open singles

London: Andy Murray will review his progress after Wimbledon before deciding if he is up to playing singles at the US Open, his coach Jamie Delgado said.

The former world number one, who is gradually making his way back from radical hip resurfacing surgery in January, is feeling better with every match he plays, Delgado said Tuesday.

Murray won the Queen's men's doubles with Feliciano Lopez last month in his comeback tournament.

The British two-time Wimbledon champion then entered the men's doubles at the All England Club, and teamed up with Serena Williams in the mixed doubles.

Delgado said no decisions had been taken yet on Murray's next steps on the comeback trail -- and whether he might be up to playing singles at the US Open, which starts on August 26.

"We'll have a bit of a chat after this tournament and see how things have gone the last few weeks," the 42-year-old said.

"To play singles at the US Open is five sets, and is a huge step up from what he's done in recent weeks, so that's something we'll have to monitor. So no decision on that for a while yet."

Delgado said the pain in Murray's right hip had largely gone and the challenge was now building up enough strength and speed to start playing singles.

"With each match that he's played, he's felt a bit easier and from that point of view it's good, things have gone well over the last few weeks," he said.

The next big tournaments in the tennis calendar before the US Open in New York are the hard court Canadian Open in Montreal from August 5, and the Cincinnati Masters from August 12.

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