"I've got a metal hip. It's not easy playing with that. It's really difficult. I'm surprised I'm still able to compete with guys that are right up at the top of the game," the 35-year-old Murray said.
Unable to overcome John Isner’s big serves, the revered Murray lost in the second round to the 20th-seeded American 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Wednesday night.
There has been more variety among the women's title winners lately, with seven players dividing the past eight Wimbledon trophies.
Five-time champion Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Cinch Championships at The Queen's Club due to an abdominal injury.
Matteo Berrettini moves to 6-3 in career finals with his second career Stuttgart title, while Andy Murray is 46-24 in his 70th career final.
Andy Murray earned his first Top-5 win since 2016 at the Stuttgart Open, upsetting World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(4), 6-3 to reach the semis.
Andy Murray defeated seventh-seeded Alexander Bublik 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Thursday to reach the Stuttgart Open quarterfinals.
Andy Murray defeated Australian qualifier Christopher O’Connell 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.
Before continuing his grass court preparations, Andy Murray did the maths on Rafael Nadal's latest feat on clay.
The announcement came not long before Murray was scheduled to take the court against the top-ranked Djokovic in the third round.
The former world No 1 is through to the third round at the Miami Open, easily handling 13th-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday.
Murray, who received a wild card into the desert tournament, twice came from behind in the nearly two-hour match. He overcame a 1-3 deficit in the third set, winning five of the final six games.
Raonic, who was runner-up to Andy Murray in 2016, will face American Mackenzie McDonald in the last 16 on Monday.
The pressure is double on Kyle Edmund, the world number 17, as two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray withdrew on the eve of the tournament due to his long-standing hip injury.
Yuki Bhambri vowed to break his Grand Slam jinx after slipping to a fifth defeat in five matches at the majors at Wimbledon.
Andy Murray's shock absence put the spotlight on his fellow Britons as the grass-court Grand Slam got underway on Monday.
Federer believes it would be foolish to write off Murray as a major force in the sport.
Murray was due to play France's Benoit Paire in the first round on Tuesday, but he had admitted on Sunday morning that there was a chance he could pull out if his body didn't feel right.
The former world number one, who was crowned Wimbledon champion in 2013 and 2016, is making slow progress in his return from hip surgery in January.
Wimbledon starts on Monday and Murray, who hasn't publicly announced he is fit enough to play, is due to face the media in a press conference on Saturday.