Grass court season begins with Andy Murray defeating Hyeon Chung at Surbiton Challenger

The Roland Garros Quarter-Finals are not even underway yet but the grass court season has officially begun with the usual Surbiton Challenger taking place this week.

Andy Murray who decided to skip Roland Garros to put all his efforts into his Wimbledon charge began with ease seeing off former Australian Open semi-finalist, Hyeon Chung 6-3, 6-2.

Chung himself has also returned to action like Murray attempting to rebuild his ranking. He accepted a wildcard into a Seoul Challenger to start the year and has steadily played singles since.

But the former World No.1 won with ease. It is his first grass-court action since Wimbledon last year which saw him lose to John Isner in the second round.

But this time, he encountered fewer problems finishing with eight aces and losing just six points on serve throughout the match. His next opponent is yet to be confirmed with Murray set to face a qualifier.

It is also a week which has seen Murray hire a new coach going into the grass court season with 28-year-old doubles specialist, Jonny O'Mara joining him alongside Ivan Lendl as an addition to his team.

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