Andy Murray much better than Djokovic. KYRGIOS

Ross Houston
January 13, 2019

In an emotionally-charged press conference, tennis champion Andy Murray revealed that he plans to retire after this summer's Wimbledon tournament due to his ongoing injury but admitted he may be forced to stop playing after the Australian Open this month.

"It hits us top guys hard because we know Andy very well". I'm always telling him that, you're a tough player to play against.

"My only goal has always been keep going". I need time to get over it and then to know what my next steps are going to be. I feel like it helps me play better.

Current world No. 2 Rafael Nadal congratulated him on his incredible career.

Djokovic won his third US Open in September to put him on 14 Grand Slams - three behind Nadal and six behind Federer.

De Minaur thinks authorities have done him no favours by scheduling him on day one of the Open, two days after he was up all day and half the night winning the Sydney International. We are not 20 any more. She went on to add two more titles in Eastbourne and Beijing to bring her career tally to 30. "This one, hope I can go farther than quarter-final". We shared the court in the most important stadiums in the world, competing for the most important things. "That's impossible to forget".

Murray insists he will play his first-round match at the Australian Open, against 22nd seed Roberto Bautista Agut.

Last September the Florida-based Japanese player beat Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows, denying her childhood idol a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title.

In 2013, Andy Murray achieved legendary, never-have-to-buy-a-pint-in-a-pub-again status when he walked into the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and won Wimbledon, becoming the first tennis player from the United Kingdom to triumph in the tournament since 1936. At some point when you feel like you're never going to get back to 100 per cent, you've had the success that Andy has had, you can only understand the decision. Which leaves me big fella. these are a couple photos, that should make you smile and think, I was actually a little bit of a younger brother to you.

The three-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one said his hip had been "severely damaged" and, despite surgery he had been playing with the pain "for a number of years".

The pair are good friends and Henman was saddened but not surprised by the news, telling the BBC: "It has been heading in this direction". "I think it will be a huge loss for tennis in general, but also for the WTA".

"Now I know how to manage better if that happens again". "But it is still so sad to see him so upset before the Australian Open and obviously hearing he is still playing with pain".

Mr Farmer said he is sad about a "premature end to a spectacular and outstanding career". "We like him. He doesn't have many enemies, to be quite honest", the world number three said of the three-time Grand Slam champion and double Olympic gold medal victor. "I'm just trying to learn my body, getting to know my body even better".

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