Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Trying to Heal Injuries Before Wimbledon

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia with his team during a practice session with Andy Murray of Great Britain ahead of The Championships – Wimbledon 2023 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 01, 2023 in London, England. Djokovic and Murray both underwent surgery in recent weeks, casting doubt over their availability for the 2024 Wimbledon Championships.© Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

The odds of Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray making an impact at this year’s Wimbledon Championships dimmed in light of recent headlines about their health.

Djokovic, 37, underwent surgery on his right meniscus June 5, forcing him to withdraw from the French Open two days after beating Francisco Cerundolo in five sets despite the injury.

Murray, 37, reportedly underwent surgery Saturday on a spinal cyst in his back — an injury that forced his retirement from a match against Jordan Thompson at the Queen’s Club championships last Wednesday.

The question lingering over the men’s bracket with less than a week remaining before Monday’s opening-round matches: will either tennis legend play a match at the All England Club?

Although nothing is certain, neither party wants to rule a Wimbledon appearance out.

Djokovic has all along seemed more likely to target his return for the 2024 Paris Olympics, which begin July 27 at Roland Garros, for his return to competition. While that might ultimately be the case, he’s clearly ramping up his training with an eye on competing next week in London.

In separate videos posted to social media recently, Djokovic gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at his training regimen, both of which show him testing his knee — and thriving.

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