Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 20, 2017 08:39 PM
Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal
FILE - In this Friday, April 28, 2017 file photo, Andy Murray of Britain eyes the ball before playing a return shot to Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain during a quarterfinal match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray will face Jordan Thompson in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament on Tuesday after the top-ranked player's original opponent, Aljaz Bedene, withdrew because of a wrist injury.

Organizers made the announcement at the start of play on Day 2 of the Wimbledon warm-up event in west London.

Thompson, an Australian player ranked No. 90, lost to Jeremy Chardy in qualifying on Sunday.

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