The first round of the ATP 250 event in North
Carolina will be played on Sunday and Monday. The day of
Murray's match had yet to be announced.
Former Australian Open quarter-finalist Sandgren, who won his
first career title in Auckland in January, has never played
If Murray beats Sandgren, he will play Canadian second seed
Denis Shapovalov in the second round.
Murray, the 2012 U.S. Open champion, is not planning to play in
the final Grand Slam of the year in New York starting Monday
"What I need now is matches. I want to get myself back on the
singles court and keep testing myself," he said on Thursday.
Murray lost 6-4 6-4 to Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati on Monday
in his first singles match since January.
(Reporting by Andrew Both; Editing by Ian Ransom)
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