Britain’s Andy Murray walks between factors throughout his apply match in opposition to Serbia’s Novak Djokovic on Margaret Courtroom Area forward of the Australian Open tennis championships IN Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (AP Photograph/Mark Baker) The Related Press
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open might be his final match due to a hip damage that has hampered him for nearly two years.
The three-time Grand Slam champion says he plans to begin his opening match in opposition to No. 22-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut on the Australian Open, the place he has reached the ultimate 5 instances however by no means gained the title.
He says he can not play on the elite degree due to the ache, and is contemplating one other operation on his hip.
Murray held a information convention Friday at Melbourne Park, and needed to go away the room for some time quickly after it began to compose himself as he fronted the media.
The Australian Open begins Monday.
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