Andy Murray breaks Wimbledon silence as tennis icon 'willing to take a risk'

Andy Murray admits he's prepared to take a RISK to play at Wimbledon with the next 48 hours key to his involvement.

The two-time champion will make a decision on Monday about playing singles against Tomas Machac 24 hours later. The 37-year-old underwent surgery just last Saturday to remove a cyst. However, he was back on the Aorangi Park practice courts on Saturday, hitting for an hour. Speaking after his session Murray revealed: "It was alright, considering. Obviously I haven't done much for the last week. Just trying to do what I can, trying to keep progressing each day.

"Whether there's enough time or not, I don't know, but I'm trying. What will it take to play on Tuesday? ", reports the Express. "I need to be able to move properly, which I can't yet, so let's see in 48 hours or so. I don't know - tough to know how it's going to progress, really. There's risks associated with what I'm trying to do and I'm willing to take that to try and play. So yeah, we'll see what happens."

When asked how many different doctors he saw after his surgeries, Murray said: "Always when you get surgeries done, generally you get multiple opinions. I wasn't told that it was going to be ten days either."

Murray is also set to compete in the men's doubles with his brother Jamie later in the week. Fellow Brit and former US Open winner Emma Raducanu is hopeful her fellow Major champion will be fit to play

The tennis star expressed her determination to excel at Wimbledon, stating: "I think for a tournament like Wimbledon, especially, you'll push your body, you'll push your recovery to the maximum. You'll take the consequences that will come after or during, whatever you have to do. I think you will just absolutely push yourself to the maximum, and push the people around you to also be at their best."

She also shared her admiration for Murray, stating: "I'm very happy to see him here because when I think of Wimbledon, I think of Andy. Growing up, that was the generation, the hero I would look up to. I think it just feels right and I really hope that, yeah, Tuesday or whenever he's playing that he's on the match court."