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Andy Murray 3 Time Grand Slam Winner

Andy Murray 3 Time Grand Slam Winner

As victor of the last two majors, he's a strong contender to win in Melbourne Park again and become the first man with three streaks of three or more consecutive Grand Slam championships. It's unclear exactly when he'll be walking away from the sport, but it will likely be sometime in 2019.

Denmark's Wozniacki broke through for her first Slam title in Melbourne previous year, beating Simona Halep in the final, and said she was relishing defending a major for the first time.

"He has put that through in the way he has voiced his opinions and the way he has tackled some questions and issues that have arisen and I think everybody has always been very appreciative of him and how he has stood up for the women's side of the game". "I don't know if it's ever going to get better than that, because that was it for me". "But it is still so sad to see him so upset before the Australian Open and obviously hearing he is still playing with pain".

'I'm also not certain I'm able to do that'. "I want to do it as long as I can and give myself the best possibilities to fight for the things really I am passionate about". It's not like I wake up and my whole body's sore, and just aching, and it's too much.

"If I wanted it that way, I could've maybe said it after the Australian Open [in 2017] when I beat Rafa [Rafael Nadal] in that epic final".

Norrie comes into the tournament having reached his first ATP final in Auckland last week, although he lost to American Tennys Sandgren in straight sets.

The two-time Grand Slam mixed doubles champion was accused of attacking one-time friend Randall Kaplan.

Keep fighting Andy, you're got a heart of pure gold! "We will all be cheering for you these next few months".

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The 31-year-old announced his plans to retire from professional tennis in an emotional press conference on Friday. "You will always be someone that impacted the sport in so many different ways", wrote Kyrgios on Instagram.

Murray has said, 'I can still play to a level, not a level I'm happy playing at'.

That Andy Murray is the first of the long-time leading four in men's tennis to signal the end of his career is something Nadal has to keep in perspective. "There are many things why I look up towards her", said the Londoner, who is ranked 131 in the world. "Or I can do it, but it's not fun or enjoyable doing it any more".

The Spanish 17-time Grand Slam champion is returning after surgery on a troublesome foot injury, but insists he is recovered and raring to go.

If Kermode is replaced, one man who has been touted as a replacement is Tennis Australia and Australian Open boss Craig Tiley. Your greatest impact on the world may be yet to come. I love tennis. I love playing the game'.

"Hope he will make it through to Wimbledon and have the farewell he deserves", tweeted former tennis player Kim Clijsters.

"I'm still feel a little behind but that will come with more matches - hopefully more in the main draw".

"It was very obvious for everyone, you saw it, you didn't need to be on court, to notice that he's struggling, that he's not moving as well as he normally does", said the Serbian.

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