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Murray likely to miss end of season due to back surgery

World number three Andy Murray could miss the remainder of the tennis season. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Wimbledon champion and British number one Andy Murray is unlikely to compete again this season after deciding to undergo "minor" surgery on his troublesome back.

It could mean the 26-year-old will miss the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals finale at the O2 in November.