|Australian Open 2019|
|Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 14-27 January|
|Coverage: Daily live commentaries on the BBC Sport website, listen to Tennis Breakfast daily from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC TV and online from 19 January.|
Andy Murray produced a superb fightback in what might have been his final match but eventually lost in five sets to Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open first round.
The Briton, who is hoping to play at Wimbledon, battled brilliantly before losing 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (4-7) 6-2.
Murray, 31, struggled early on but had the Melbourne Arena crowd roaring as he took the third and fourth sets.
“If this was my last match, it was an amazing way to end,” he said.
“I gave everything I had – it wasn’t enough tonight.”
Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, said on Friday he would retire this year because of a chronic hip problem.
More to follow.
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