The current season is moving forward with its second Masters 1000 event up and running. But, for Andy Murray, the struggle is not finished yet as the former world No. 1 has yet to make an official announcement on his comeback [VIDEO] date. Despite the uncertainty that revolves around Andy Murray's future, he's most likely to be seen making a comeback at Queen's, an Atp 500 event just before Wimbledon.

Andy Murray [VIDEO] is currently ranked No. 29 in the world and for the first time in years, he's no longer the UK's top-ranked male tennis player, a position currently held by Kyle Edmund, a 23-year-old ATP rising star. Except for a charity event that took place in Glasgow that featured both Andy Murray and Roger Federer, the 30-year-old Brit hasn't played an official match since July 2017, when he lost to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon.

The defending champion at the time, Andy Murray saw his efforts visibly hampered by a hip injury. At that point, no one would have thought that this particular issue would translate itself into a one-year nightmare that included an arthroscopic surgery among other very unpleasant things.

The ATP circuit needs Andy Murray, now more than ever

The latest news reports from the ATP World Tour are all marching in a positive, ascending trend and it seems that Andy Murray will have a fruitful comeback. Judging by how things are at the moment, a fully-recovered and ready to roll Murray is a necessity. The ATP circuit is in need of another weighting factor or at least a blast from its recent past. Whether it'll be Djokovic, Murray, or even Wawrinka, the men's tour needs at least one of them to deliver the goods.

Back to the ATP 500 event at Queen's, Andy Murray has won it on five different occasions in the past. Last year, though, he suffered a first-round defeat to Jordan Thompson losing in straight sets.

Andy Murray and the forced hiatus from tennis

Climbing to the highest spot in the ATP rankings in late 2016 was thought to be a tipping point of Andy Murray's career. Several months later, a visible decline of his overall tennis output translated into a complicated health issue with serious implications for Murray. Now, he might be on track to make his long-awaited comeback, but there are no safe schemes to try and decipher what the future holds for him. Aged 30, he is in the final stage of his career. He might be looking at four or five years of highly-competitive tennis or much less. It all depends on how his body responds to the constant pressure an ATP top player must bear on a daily basis.