Australian Open: Andy Murray Out; Sharapova and Nadal Start With Wins

Andy Murray pulled a full house for what is likely his last match at the Australian Open, and had the capacity crowd at Melbourne Arena in his corner as he lost, 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (7-5), 6-7 (7-4), 6-2 to No. 22-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round.

It wouldn’t have been a Murray match without some kind of a struggle, and he didn’t disappoint.

Limping, stumbling at times and emotionally charged, Murray rallied from two sets and a break down to extend the match to a fifth set.

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