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‘It’s a start:’ Andy Murray pictured on court after surgery

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The two-time Wimbledon champion posted a video of himself rallying with a wall at the back of an outdoor court on Instagram, including the caption: "It's a start."Murray, a winner of three grand slam titles, had hinted at retirement before going out of the Australian Open in the first round in January as he struggled to deal with ongoing pain from a long-standing hip problem.At the time, he confessed that the surgery could end his career, but that it would also give him the chance to enjoy a better quality of life.READ: Wimbledon's 'most sought-after tickets' go on sale for $105,000However, since undergoing hip resurfacing, he has spoken with a cautious optimism about his future in the sport, with doubles star Bob Bryan having recovered from a similar injury to return to professional tennis. Murray described himself as "pain-free," though rated his chances of competing at Wimbledon this year at less than half.READ: Federer defeats Isner to win 101st career singles title at Miami OpenREAD: 'Tennis gave me the ability to be somebody': Julie Heldman on depression and bottling up abuseSpeaking to CNN in March, Murray explained that he had nothing to prove, but wanted to prolong his career for his own pleasure. "I want to try and see if it's something I'm able to do," he said. "[Tennis] brings me happiness and I enjoy it a lot."If Read More – Source

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