Murray, 30, has not performed competitively since his defeat to Sam Querrey at SW19 final July with a persistent hip drawback forcing him to withdraw from the US Open and the season-ending ATP World Tour finals in London.
The previous world primary, who last week pulled out of the Brisbane Worldwide and the Australian Open, initially noticed surgical procedure as a “secondary possibility” however after contemplating his choices, felt going beneath the knife was mandatory to increase his profession.
“The rationale for having it executed was to permit me to get again competing,” Murray stated, the Daily Telegraph report. “As a result of that is what I need to preserve doing and I am not completed enjoying tennis but.”
He continued: “I am very optimistic. The surgeon was very glad about the way it went. He felt that my hip shall be feeling higher than it did a 12 months in the past. Clearly, I used to be nonetheless doing fantastic a 12 months in the past. I used to be ranked No.1 on the earth a 12 months in the past.”
Murray hopes to be hitting balls once more within the subsequent seven to eight weeks however insists he won’t be tempted to hurry again inyto motion.
“I am definitely not going to hurry something. I am not going to attempt to get again as shortly as I can. And I’ll take my time to make it possible for the rehab is completed correctly, and make it possible for the surgical procedure is as profitable as it may be.
“I have been quoted instances for a way lengthy it is taken for gamers to get again from the surgical procedure I’ve had and have been advised it is as much as 14 weeks. However I’ll take so long as I have to take earlier than I get again on the court docket.”
A irritating 2017 for Murray noticed him win only one title in Dubai. His finest efficiency in a Grand Slam got here on the French Open, the place he was eradicated on the semi-final stage.