Murray to skip next week's Marseille Open

LONDON (Reuters) - World number three Andy Murray has decided to pull out of next week's Marseille Open.

The 22-year-old Briton, who lost in straight sets to Roger Federer in last month's Australian Open final in Melbourne, will return to tennis at the Dubai Championships which start on February 22.

(Writing by Ken Ferris, editing by Tony Jimenez)