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SportAndy Murray set to return from ankle injury at Geneva Open

Andy Murray set to return from ankle injury at Geneva Open

Andy Murray is set to make his comeback from injury at the Geneva Open later this month, it was revealed on Wednesday morning.

The 36-year-old – who is expected to make 2024 his final season before retiring from playing – has not competed since tearing ankle ligaments in a third round defeat to Tomas Machac at the Miami Open on March 25.

Murray opted not to have surgery on the injury, widely taken as a sign he had an eye on a potential Wimbledon swansong in early July.

He has however been included in the field with a wildcard for the Swiss tournament which starts on May 18, the week before the French Open begins.

Murray lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2016 final at Roland Garros but injuries mean he has only played on the clay of the French Open once since 2017 – that coming in 2020.

Paris will also play host to the Olympics this summer and the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Gold medallist may be tempted by the prospect of bowing out from competition at Paris 2024 – the top 56 in the world rankings on June 10 will qualify directly for the competition, which starts on July 24.

Murray has previously admitted: “I’m likely not going to play past this summer. I get asked about it after every match that I play – I’m bored of the question, to be honest.

“I’m not going to talk more about that between now and whenever the time comes for me to stop, but yes, I don’t plan on playing much past this summer.”

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