Murray to face top seeds in Queen's Club doubles return

It will be Andy Murray's first competitive tournament since undergoing a hip resurfacing operation earlier this year.

Andy Murray pictured during a practice session prior to the Fever-Tree Championships at Queens Club.   -  Getty Images

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will face Queen's Club top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah when he makes his return from hip surgery alongside Spain's Feliciano Lopez next week.

Murray, 32, is playing doubles as he takes his first steps back to the tour having undergone a hip resurfacing operation earlier this year. He last played at the Australian Open in January.

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Murray is also expected to play doubles at the Eastbourne championships the following week and at Wimbledon.

Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas is the top seed in the singles with Kevin Anderson, runner-up at Wimbledon last year, the second seed. South African Anderson skipped the claycourt season. The tournament begins on Monday.