|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.
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.
“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.
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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