Murray records first win since returning from injury

28 December 2013 / 10:11

Andy Murray announced himself back from injury after recording his first win since returning from back surgery.

On his first game back since his September operation, Murray was beaten by Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Thursday at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

But the very next day the Wimbledon champion and British number one was back on court and got the better of Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-4.

Murray will now head to Qatar next week as he looks to ramp up his preparation for January’s Australian Open and the 26-year-old insists he is in good shape.

"It's good to get two matches against top players," said Murray. "It's been a perfect start.

"I feel pretty good; a lot better than I did a few months ago. I just need to play more matches like this because the intensity's a lot higher than you can get in practice.

"It was good to get two matches against top players. Everyone needs matches at this stage, especially me. It's been a perfect start and hopefully I'll get better."

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