Andy Murray’s comeback ends in defeat to Nick Kyrgios

Andy Murray defiant

Andy Murray made is long-awaited return to action at the Fever-Tree Championships, but it ended in defeat to Nick Kyrgios.

After spending 11 months on the sidelines due a hip injury, the three-time Grand Slam winner was given a warm reception by spectators at Queen’s Club.

And he gave his fans plenty to cheer about as he won the opening set, but the Australian fought back to claim a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 victory.

Murray broke in the sixth and eighth games of the opening set to go one-up.

Kyrgios, though, hit back as he broke in the opening game of the second set only for Murray to hit straight back. However, the Australian eked out the advantage again with a break in game three, but Murray levelled it up again at 4-4.

It went to the tie-breaker and Kyrgios prevailled to level it at one set each.

The decider was a tight affair and Kyrgios fashioned a couple of match points in the 10th game, but the Scot fought back.

However, the Australian wasn’t to be denied in game 12 as he won on his third match point.