Andy Murray withdraws from Hurlingham Club exhibition ahead of Wimbledon

World number one Andy Murray has pulled out of his first exhibition match at Hurlingham Club with a sore hip. “Practice has gone well”.Murray appeared at the Queen’s Club last week but his developments for the tournament took a massive setback after the 30-year-old was beaten 7-6, 6-2 by Australia’s Thompson in the first round of Queen’s. What was surprising was that it happened to three guys one after the other on the court.BRITON Jamie Murray believes his doubles victory at Queen’s with Brazilian Bruno Soares has given the pair a much-needed boost ahead of next week’s Wimbledon as the duo target their third grand slam title.That was a significant interruption to his preparation for Wimbledon but he said it would give him more quality training time with his coach, Ivan Lendl, who made a decision to stay on in Europe after the French Open rather than return briefly to Florida.However, he had to pull out of Tuesday’s match against Frenchman Lucas Pouille with a sore hip and the injury has remained a problem all week. “My feeling was that he was not picking the right shot because he hadn’t played enough and that he didn’t have the safety of saying: “OK, I can hit this shot 15 times in a row if I have to” and that all comes from competition”.World No.3 Stan Wawrinka – overwhelmed by Nadal in the French Open final – has never reached the last four at Wimbledon and hence he has been seeded fifth.The pressure Andy Murray feels at Wimbledon actually helps him concentrate better, the defending champion has said.”As you saw, the first match on grass is always tricky”, Lendl said. “It’s a specific surface”.