sport news Andy Murray hails his 'amazing' first-round win over Nikoloz Basilashvili at ...

sport news Andy Murray hails his 'amazing' first-round win over Nikoloz Basilashvili at ...
sport news Andy Murray hails his 'amazing' first-round win over Nikoloz Basilashvili at ...
Andy Murray hails his 'amazing' first-round win over Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Australian Open as emotional Brit says 'it has been a tough three or four years' since his second career-threatening hip surgery in 2019 Andy Murray's tennis career was in doubt after the Australian Open in 2019 He was struggling badly with his hip and chose to undergo a second operation On Tuesday, the 34-year-old won his first Australian Open match in five years The Brit beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4

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An emotional Andy Murray fought back the tears after reaching the Australian Open second round - three years on from considering retiring from the sport he loves at this very tournament.

Murray rolled back the years to produce a vintage display as he beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4.

The three-hour and 52-minute victory over the big-hitting Georgian was Murray's first victory in Melbourne for five years.

Andy Murray is through to the Australian Open second round for the first time in five years

Andy Murray is through to the

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