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Andy Murray feels Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal might find it harder than normal at Wimbledon, having had an extended final at the French Open.

The world number one and two in the men's game are being tipped to dominate the Grand Slam finals this year, having battled it out in both Melbourne and Paris.

Due to bad weather though, the Roland Garros showpiece ran into Monday and has given both players less time to prepare for the first live tennis of the grass-court season at Queen’s.

Murray, who is set to defend his title at Queen's Club, feels Djokovic and Nadal might struggle with the quick switch in surface.
The world number four said: "You'll very rarely see someone make the French finals and then win on grass the next week. It's a hard thing to do and it takes a bit of time.

"The surface change is hard. You try and take each match as it comes but changing surfaces is not that easy."

Murray has had his own problems in recent weeks, struggling for peak fitness following a back injury that he suffered in May.

But the British number one feels he will be fully fit for the third Grand Slam of the year – which starts on June 25.

Plenty of online bets have been placed on Murray triumphing at SW19
, with punters desperate to see a first home winner at the tournament since 1977.

Murray's quarter-final exit at the French Open, losing to David Ferrer, gave him some extra time to recover and admits he "really needed that".

The Scot went on to add: "It's felt much better. I've had a couple of good practices on the grass and it's felt fine."
 
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