n Nick Kyrgios says he wants to emulate his good friend this past year as he targets success by winning the Queen’s title.

Kyrgios, 2-3, won his first ATP title the other day, beating on against three players including – to success at the Mexican Open.

The entire world 33 has confirmed he will return to Queen’s in June.

“The courts are perfect, they satisfy my game of course, if I go well it is going to put me up for Wimbledon,” he explained.

With BBC Sport providing coverage from the London club across radio, television and on the internet, the Fever-Tree Championships take place between 17-23 June.

Number one , 24, is set to play with at the ATP 500 event, together side celebrity – who has climbed for the first time into the entire world’s top ten – and Croatia champion .

Former world number one has a commitment to the tournament, last month, after he had surgery on his hip, but his involvement is in doubt.

Wimbledon starts at the All England Club July, a fortnight after on 1.

‘I know very well what I will do when I am feeling good, and I want to demonstrate this on the grass in Queen’s and Wimbledon this year,”” Kyrgios added.

“The Fever-Tree Championships is really a superb affair, one of my good mates won the title five times there, so that shows how essential it is.”

Murray, 31, won the title in 2009, 2011, 2016 and 2013, 2015.


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