2 Jan 2014

Andy Murray offered wildcard for New Zeland Open

10:22 pm on 2 January 2014

The Auckland men's Tennis Open, which begins next week, has offered a wildcard spot to the world number four Andy Murray, after his early exit at the Qatar Open.

Murray lost in three sets during the second round of the tournament, which was his first competition since a four-month absence caused by a back operation

But the Independent newspaper is reporting Murray will head to Kooyang in Melbourne next week, ahead of the Australian Open.