Andy Murray drops to staggering career-worst ranking

Andy Murray’s horror run of injuries has seen the former World No.1 slump to the lowest ranking of his career.

The Scot was a late withdrawal from Wimbledon recently after battling to come back from hip surgery in January.

The 31-year-old has only played three matches since last year’s Wimbledon tournament, and his ranking has suffered a serious hit as a result.

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In the latest ATP update released on Monday, Murray plummeted 690 places to World No. 839.

This marks the first time in his entire career that he’s dropped outside the top 800 players in the world.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 30: Andy Murray gives a Press Conference during the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 30, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by AELTC/Ben Queenborough via Getty Images)

The three-time major winner is also currently the 23rd-ranked British player on the tour, with young gun Kyle Edmund No.1.

The other British players ranked higher than Murray are Cameron Norrie (77), Liam Broady (177), Jay Clarke (225), Dan Evans (323), James Ward (333), Alexander Ward (338), Edward Corrie (446), Tom Farquharson (479), Brydan Klein (498), Lloyd Glasspool (538), Jonathan Gray (589), Billy Harris (679), Ryan James Storrie (698), Luke Bambridge (706), Oliver Golding (728), Evan Hoyt (745), Neil Pauffley (746), Ryan Peniston (769), Finn Bass (787), Richard Gabb (811) and Luke Johnson (825).

Murray will have a chance to improve on his lowly ranking when he returns to action for the American hardcourt season, starting with the Citi Open in Washington on 30 July.