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Andy Murray admits: ‘It’s not how I want to finish, that’s the hardest part’

• Murray expects to have surgery after his last match• ‘I was in too much pain, I wasn’t enjoying it any more’Andy Murray, a complex man in search of simple pleasures, is resigned to hobbling away in pain from the sport that has been his life for more …

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The Guardian view on Andy Murray: great Scot, great guy, great backhand | Editorial

The former Wimbledon men’s singles champion is a man who reshaped the game, on and off courtAndy Murray, who has signalled his retirement from tennis, is a sports revolutionary. His claim in history was to be Britain’s first Wimbledon men’s singles cha…

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Andy Murray: from gangly kid to genuine sporting grownup

Widely loved and politically progressive, the Scot will retire as arguably the greatest individual British sports person of the modern ageStop all the green and yellow Timex clocks. Put away that union jack tea towel. Stow the Pimms-sodden crash barrie…

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Pundit? Tech investor? Politician? What next for Andy Murray?

Sports stars can struggle to adapt to retirement but Murray has been planning his for a while and already has plenty of interests away from the courtIt is almost 14 years since Andy Murray’s grand slam career began against George Bastl on Wimbledon’s o…

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The unapologetic feminism that turned Andy Murray into a global icon | Jacob Steinberg

Murray’s views on equality and the women’s game have had huge impact, exemplified by his decision to hire a female coach in Amélie Mauresmo in 2014Once the empty feeling subsides and the lump at the back of his throat stops threatening to leap from his…

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‘A champion on and off the court’: sport pays tribute to Andy Murray

Everyone from Billie Jean King and Greg Rusedski to golfer Justin Rose and Hibs boss Neil Lennon has sent well wishesThe world of sport – from tennis to golf and even a Bundesliga club – have been offering up words of support for Andy Murray after the …

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Andy Murray: British tennis hails arguably nation’s best sportsman ever | Kevin Mitchell

The Scot can look back on a career littered with gold and cruelly bloodied by the slings and arrows of lifeIt is a poignant oddity that Andy Murray’s tennis career is ending as it began: in pain, struggle and confusion. When the thin, hairy teenager fr…

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Andy Murray announces impending retirement from tennis – live!

Murray reveals decision at emotional press conferenceFormer world No 1 could retire after Australian OpenEmail Mike or tweet @mike_hytner with your thoughts 2.28am GMT I’m not crying. You’re crying. 2.26am GMT Thanks Niall, and hello from Sydney. I’ll …

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Emotional Andy Murray says he plans to retire this season – video

An emotional Andy Murray said on Friday the 2019 Australian Open could be his final event as a player, as he contemplates retirement due to a long-standing hip injury.The former world number one struggled through a practice match against Novak Djokovic…

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Tearful Andy Murray says he will retire after 2019 Wimbledon at the latest

• Murray: ‘The pain is too much. I don’t want to continue’• 2019 Australian Open may prove to be Murray’s farewellAndy Murray has said he is planning to end his tennis career at Wimbledon this summer, but does not know if he can continue playing throug…

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Andy Murray’s Australian Open hopes dealt blow during practice session

Scot grimaces at times in hit out with Novak DjokovicDoubts raised over ability to begin tournamentAndy Murray laboured in a practice match against Novak Djokovic in a setback to his Australian Open preparations. The former world No 1 is playing at Mel…

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Australian Open 2019: Murray and Konta carry slim British hopes | Jacob Steinberg

There are fitness and form doubts over Britain’s leading men, while Johanna Konta is looking to rediscover the magic of 2017Age 31 Ranking 230 Seeding N/A Continue reading…

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Johanna Konta’s withdrawal in Sydney casts doubt on Australian Open chances

• British No1 was trailing 4-1 before succumbing to neck strain• Kyle Edmund and Andy Murray also not fully fit for MelbourneBritish hopes a week before the Australian Open were reduced from marginal to dismal on Sunday when a neck injury forced Johann…

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Revitalised Johanna Konta can carry British standard at Australian Open

Britain’s No 1 woman may have a better chance of reaching the second week at Melbourne than Andy MurrayIt seems perverse yet unavoidably sensible to suggest that, of the six British players entered in the 2019 Australian Open, Andy Murray is by no mean…

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Fearsome foursome go to Australian Open aware the end could be near

Injuries and rise of a new generation threaten to expose Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray at the first slam of the yearThe four greatest players in modern tennis – who between them have won more than £300m across 16 years – a…

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Andy Murray out in Brisbane’s second round as Nadal casts doubt over fitness

Former British No 1 beaten 7-5, 6-2Rafael Nadal an injury doubt before Australian OpenAndy Murray’s winning start to 2019 came to a halt at the Brisbane International as he was beaten 7-5, 6-2 by Daniil Medvedev in their second-round meeting.Murray, wh…

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John Millman and Kyle Edmund crash out of Brisbane International

Sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov beats Australia’s John MillmanKyle Edmund suffers shock loss to Japanese qualifierSixth seed Grigor Dimitrov held off a second-set fightback from Australia’s John Millman at the Brisbane International to make the quarter-fina…

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Andy Murray’s class and vulnerability both on display in long-awaited return | Kevin Mitchell

The former world No 1 easily beat James Duckworth in Brisbane but swift changes in direction no longer come naturallyAlmost a year to the day since he sat alone in a Brisbane hotel room for more than 10 hours contemplating his future, Andy Murray survi…

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Andy Murray will end season early to focus on fitness for Australian Open

• Murray will rest after playing two tournaments in China• ‘I’ll be closer to my highest level’ says former world No 1In another twist to his stop-start comeback, Andy Murray says he will quit the ATP Tour for the rest of the season after fulfilling hi…

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Andy Murray will miss Davis Cup to concentrate on return to full fitness

• Leon Smith: ‘I know he was really wanting to play some part’• Kyle Edmund will also miss Uzbekistan tie in GlasgowAndy Murray has decided to continue work on his slow and difficult return to full fitness rather than play for Great Britain in the Davi…