sport news Nick Kyrgios saddened by plight of 'good guy' Andy Murray

Nick Kyrgios admits he has been left saddened by Andy Murray's latest hip setback and hailed the Scot as 'good for the sport'.

Murray pulled out of the Brisbane International on Tuesday as the long-term hip injury that has sidelined him since Wimbledon was still causing him pain.

The 30-year-old revealed he is considering surgery but Kyrgios, the world No 21 and a close friend of Murray's, hopes it does not come to that.

Andy Murray's latest injury setback has been a worrying sight for Australian Nick Kyrgios

Andy Murray's latest injury setback has been a worrying sight for Australian Nick Kyrgios

'It's pretty sad; he's definitely a fan favourite,' Kyrgios said. 'He brings a lot of the people to all these tournaments and he's a good friend of mine.

'It's never good seeing a guy like that get injured, especially because he's just good for the sport. He's a good guy as well.'

Murray's participation in the first grand slam

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