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Return to the top may be slow progress, says Murray

London: Andy Murray insists he can still win Grand Slams after almost a year on the sidelines with a hip injury, but the Scot doesn't expect to add another Wimbledon title to his collection this season.

Murray will play his first competitive match since Wimbledon last year when he faces Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the Queen's Club first round next week.

The former world number one is finally ready to return to action after hip surgery in January.

Murray's ranking has dipped to 157 during his enforced lay-off and the three-time major winner concedes it will be hard to make a flying start to his comeback.

For starters, Murray will be unseeded as he makes his way back up the rankings.

"I don't think you miss a year of playing and then come back and start winning Grand Slams. That isn't how this works," Murray told the BBC.

"It's maybe different if you've had four months of hard training and preparation to get ready for that. But with the situation I'm in, that hasn't been the case.

"It's been stop-start quite a lot of the time through the whole process. Obviously, I didn't have surgery at the beginning, had surgery half way through. I had the groin operation as well.

"So, the expectations for me are very, very low right now and I'll reassess what my goals are when I'm back out there competing and feeling good again."

With Wimbledon starting on July 2, Murray has only limited time to get back in the groove on grass.

The 31-year-old hasn't reached a Grand Slam final since winning his second Wimbledon title in 2016.

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