Andy Murray to play Aljaz Bedene in Queen's opener

Andy Murray serves during his second-round match against Aljaz Bedene on day four of the Aegon Championships on June 16, 2016
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World number one Andy Murray is drawn to face fellow British representative Aljaz Bedene in his first-round match at Queen's.

Andy Murray has been drawn to play fellow British representative Aljaz Bedene in the opening round at Queen's.

Twelve months ago, Murray defeated Bedene in the last 16 of the grass-court tournament in London, but the pair will meet a round earlier when the competition gets underway at the start of next week.

Murray will be competing in his first match on grass since winning Wimbledon last year, while Bedene reached the quarter-finals in 's-Hertogenbosch this week.

Elsewhere in the draw, both Kyle Edmund and James Ward - who was handed a late wildcard for his home event - have been drawn to face qualifiers in their first match.

Another late inclusion, Cameron Norrie, will go up against Sam Querrey, who famously defeated Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon last year.

Second seed Stanislas Wawrinka will play Feliciano Lopez, while last year's runner-up Milos Raonic meets Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis.

Andy Murray in action against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray9,390
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,285
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,175
4Serbia Novak Djokovic5,805
5Switzerland Roger Federer4,765
6Canada Milos Raonic4,150
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,025
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,895
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,785
10France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,040
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,980
12Alexander Zverev2,860
13Belgium David Goffin2,785
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
15Lucas Pouille2,570
16France Gael Monfils2,545
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,360
18United States Jack Sock2,335
19Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,110
20Australia Nick Kyrgios2,110