Andy Murray set to face Benoit Paire in opening round of Wimbledon as draw is announced

Andy Murray is still yet to confirm whether he will play at Wimbledon this year. Credit: PA

Andy Murray will face Benoit Paire in the first round at Wimbledon.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Murray was drawn against the world number 48 from France on Friday.

Murray has played three matches since making his comeback last week, after 11 months sidelined with long-term hip trouble.

Murray had surgery on his right hip in January, only returning to action on June 18, facing Nick Kyrgios at Queen's.

He overcame Stan Wawrinka at Eastbourne on Monday, only to lose in straight sets to fellow Brit Kyle Edmund in the second round on Wednesday.

British number one Edmund will face Australia's Alex Bolt in Wimbledon's first round at the All England Club.

Murray could still withdraw from Wimbledon, right up until the scheduled start of his match against Paire.

British star Cameron Norrie faces an intriguing first-round tie against Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene, who has previously represented Britain.

Norrie has really begun to establish himself as a dangerous opponent on the tour. Credit: PA

Liam Broady will take on the Canadian world number 32 Milos Raonic.

Johanna Konta will face Russia's Natalia Vikhlyantseva in the first round of the women's championships.

Konta will meet the 21-year-old from Volgograd when she kick-starts her SW19 quest next week.

Konta has struggled for form in recent weeks but is in confident mood ahead of Wimbledon. Credit: PA

British star Naomi Broady will meet defending champion Garbine Muguruza, and Southampton-born Gabriella Taylor will take on Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.