Former world number one Andy Murray will face off against Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the Washington Open next week, in what will be the Brit’s first match since withdrawing from Wimbledon earlier this month, the BBC report.

The 31-year-old pulled out of Wimbledon days before the tournament began, stating that it was “too soon” to play in five-set matches in his comeback from an ongoing hip problem which required surgery in January.

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Murray, who is now ranked 838th in the world, made a brief return in June at Queen’s, where he lost to Australian Nick Kyrgios in the first round and followed that up with an appearance at Eastbourne.

The three-time Grand Slam champion coped better at Eastbourne, beating Stan Wawrinka in the first round before going out to fellow Brit Kyle Edmund in the second.

And the Scot could face off against Edmund again in Washington, with the pair set to meet if they both make it through their respective first round matches.

Murray has also been handed a wild card to compete at the Cincinnati Open, as he looks to get as much time as possible on the court before the US Open begins at the end of August.