Back brings questions for Murray

Wimbledon champ shaking off rust after surgery ended '13 season early

Updated: January 12, 2014, 9:40 AM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

When it comes to Andy Murray in these early days of 2014, it's all about the "back watch."

Will Murray's surgically repaired lower back hold up to the test of rigorous competition? Will the Scotsman be able to continue collecting Grand Slam trophies? Or will the backache that caused him enough pain in his lower spine, hip and leg to require recent "minor" surgery continue to hurt him?

Plagued by a nagging lower back injury for an 18-month period, Murray was up front in revealing ...

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