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Andy Murray tests hip, comes back to edge Mackenzie McDonald at Citi Open in Washington

Andy Murray tests hip, comes back to edge Mackenzie McDonald at Citi Open in Washington

Andy Murray let out one yell, then another, and violently pumped his right fist. Quite a reaction, considering this was merely a first-round victory over an inexperienced opponent who recently cracked the top 100 for the first time.

Still, this meant something to Murray. It was a test of his surgically repaired hip, and he put aside a deficit and some real rust to win his first hard-court match in nearly 1{ years, coming back at the Citi Open to edge Mackenzie McDonald of the U.S., 3-6, 6-4, 7-5.

“I enjoyed getting through that one — obviously, you see by the celebration,” Murray said after a match that began a little past 10 p.m. Monday because of a rain delay, and ended at...

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