Wimbledon champ Andy Murray warns "I won't be perfect" in his first competitive match since SW17 winhttp://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/tennis/wimbledon-champ-andy-murray-warns-2132955
Scot plays in Rogers Cup event in Canada on Wednesday and expects there to be some rust as he get used to hard-court play again
Andy Murray admitted there could be signs of rust when he makes his first competitive start since winning Wimbledon.
The Scot has been out of action for the past month, but returns to action at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday.
Murray, given an opening round bye, takes on Marcel Granollers - in action during the early hours of Wednesday - for a place in the third round.
The Scot took a fortnight off to recover in the wake of his Wimbledon exploits, then spent two weeks training at his Miami base.
In a bid to get some additional match practice he has also entered the doubles with fellow countryman Colin Fleming.
However, the Dunblane star is still worried he may be a litte undercooked having not played on hard-courts since beating David Ferrer in the final of the Sony Open in March.
Murray said: “It will be a tough start for me, because when you haven’t played for a few weeks then it always is.
“I haven’t played a hard-court match since Miami at Easter, which is a long time.
“The transition from grass to hard courts is always a little difficult as there is a lot more strain on your joints.
“I’m not expecting to play perfect tennis but I will try to find a way to get through.
“Of course I want to do well as this is an important Matser Series event but my priority has to be the US Open.”