World No 1 Andy Murray was given a wild card for next month’s Shanghai Masters.
The three-time Grand Slam winner is currently continuing his comeback as a singles player after his hip operation in January – having eased his way back into activity doubles this summer.
He is set including three consecutive months in China, starting in Beijing and Zhuhai, and cried at the Shanghai Masters, where he is a champion.
He explained:”I’m looking forward to be going back to Shanghai, a tournament I’ve had success in in the past – the last time I had been there was in 2016.
“Due to this tournament for a wild card, then it’s great to be able to continue my comeback and play more tennis in China.
“Shanghai is a fantastic city, I’m comfortable there and the fans are almost always supportive.”
Murray endured first round exits in also the Winston-Salem Open in his early singles outings along with the Cincinnati Masters since the second operation on his hip.
He played a Challenger event before bowing out in which he attained the last 16.
The Zhuhai Championships begin on September 23 – and Murray has signed for the European Open.
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