Andy Murray pulls out of Hurlingham exhibition match with sore hip


But it is not the preparation Murray would have wanted as the three-time Grand Slam champion prepares to defend his title at Wimbledon, which gets under way on Monday.

Jamie signalled his eagerness to form an all-Murray duo one day at the All England Club but said he was happy with his current partner after they beat French pair Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the final at Queen's.

Asked about his brother Andy's shock early loss in the singles, Jamie said: "That was unfortunate for the tournament that Andy didn't play so well". 1 in the singles rankings always thought that playing doubles in Majors would require extra energy and effort, but never denied the opportunity to try to do it one day in Wimbledon.

Murray becomes the first British doubles victor at Queen's since Jeremy Bates in 1990. "I do find it stressful but I think it helps me concentrate better".

I think they are both as driven as ever to win big titles. "For now, I'm happy with my partner - I'm not rushing to call Andy up!"

The 30-year-old's build-up to Wimbledon has been far from ideal.

This week's exhibition matches mark the Scot's last opportunity to build up some winning momentum before heading into his Wimbledon title defence.