Top – Andy Murray says Australian Open could be his last tournament


Andy Murray was in tears as he spoke to journalists on Thursday
Australian Open 2019
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January
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A tearful Andy Murray has mentioned this week’s Australian Open in Melbourne may very well be the final event he performs in his profession.

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The three-time Grand Slam winner, who’s struggling to get better from hip surgical procedure, hopes to bow out at Wimbledon this summer season, however concedes that might not be doable.

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“I am unsure I will play by the ache for an additional 4 or 5 months,” he mentioned. “I’ve informed my crew I wish to get to Wimbledon and cease however I am not sure I can try this.”

Murray was emotional as he spoke to journalists the morning after a chastening warm-up in opposition to Novak Djokovic.

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In a apply match in opposition to the Serb, watched by round 2,000 folks on the Margaret Court docket Area present court docket at Melbourne Park, Murray was 6-1 4-1 down when the 2 gamers referred to as it a day.

The Scot, whose motion was laboured, held serve solely as soon as.

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