Andy Murray says he wants to get back to playing "as soon as possible," aiming for a return this season.

The world No. 2 has been sidelined with a hip injury, which led to him withdrawing from the US Open. He said that playing would not have aggravated the injury, but he could not have won the tournament in this condition.

"I've never had to take any time off for my hip before," said Murray. "Obviously, I spoke to a number of specialists about to it get the best advice possible.

"When you speak to a lot, there is different views and opinions on what the best thing is to do."


But Murray does not want to follow Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka in taking the rest of the season off, instead aiming to play again during the same stretch when he won five tournaments in 2016 and got to No. 1 in the rankings.

"That's what I would love to do," said Murray. "I want to be back on court as soon as I can.

"But obviously, I'll need to make the correct decision ... That's something I'll sit down and decide with my team. But I'll decide on that in the next couple of days.''

Murray will drop to No. 3 in the rankings.

Andy Murray, out of US Open, does not plan to miss rest of season

Andy Murray, out of US Open, does not plan to miss rest of season

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