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Andy Murray confirms bid for Queen's Club record

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Murray targeting record fifth Queens title (1:15)

British number one Andy Murray is hoping to secure a record fifth Queens club title when he competes there this summer. (1:15)

Andy Murray has set his sights on a record fifth title in this summer's Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

The world No.2 confirmed on Tuesday that he will defend the trophy he won for a fourth time last summer with victory over Kevin Anderson.

That made Murray the eighth four-time champion, joining the likes of John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Lleyton Hewitt and Andy Roddick -- but no one has yet managed a fifth.

Murray, the champion in 2009, 2011, 2013 as well as 2015, said: "If I could win it a fifth time it would be amazing. The names that have won it four times -- they are all great tennis players. I've played some of my best tennis at the Queen's Club over the years."

The 28-year-old made his debut at Queen's in 2005 and used the club's clay courts to prepare for November's Davis Cup final.

Meanwhile, Murray's brother Jamie and playing partner Bruno Soares got their Apia International campaign off to the perfect start by beating James Duckworth and John Millman 6-4 5-7 11-9 in Sydney.

Britain's Colin Fleming was also celebrating after he and Jonathan Erlich beat 16-time grand slam champions Bob and Mike Bryan 7-5 7-5.