Andy Murray gave the queen's wild card

LONDON: Andy Murray Has Got A Wildcard To Play In London Queen's Club Next Month, Even Though He Still Has To Set A Date For A Possible Return To Court After A Hip Operation.

The Tournament In London, From 17 To 23 June, The Five-Time Former Winner Could Offer The Chance Of A Campaign Wimbledon , He Should Feel Fit Enough.

The British Former World Number One, Currently Ranked 217 In The World, Had The Hip Resurfacing Operation In London In January And Says He Is Now Pain-free, Although He Has Only Been Hitting Balls From A Stationary Position So Far.

The Scot Has An Official Deadline Of June 18 To Apply For A Wildcard For This Year's Wimbledon, Although Tournament Chiefs Last Week Suggested There Might Be Some Wiggle Room For The Three-time Grand Slam Champion.

The 31-year-old Could Also Use His Protected Ranking To Enter Wimbledon.

" A Wildcard Is A Hero In Reserve For Murray, Who Will Let Tournament Director Stephen Farrow Know Near The Time Of The Event If He Is Fit Enough To Take It," Said A Statement From Queen's.

Murray Said Before The Australian Open That He Planned To Retire After This Year's Wimbledon, But Also Revealed That The Tournament In Melbourne Could Prove To Be His Final Event.

Last Year's Wimbledon Finalist Kevin Anderson And World Number Eight Juan Martin Del Potro Are Set To Play At Queen's Along With Defending Champion Marin Cilic , Australia Nick Kyrgios And Triple Grand Slam Winner Stan Wawrinka .