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Andy Murray Says It’s Possible This Year’s Australian Open Will Be His Last

Andy Murray suffered a crushing defeat to Tomas Martin Etcheverr in the first round of the Australian Open, and this match could be his swan song. The Scottish tennis champion said there’s “definitely a possibility” this is his last Australian Open following his recent loss. Despite having strong support from the fans in the stands, the 36-year-old struggled to stand his ground to Tomas Martin Etcheverr. He failed to make the second round of the Australian Open for only the second time after suffering a 6-4 6-2 6-2 loss to the Argentine player. Murray didn’t hide his disappointment following this defeat, and said that his performance was poor and “very, very flat”. He also revealed that this might be his last time at the Australian Open because he doesn't expect to win many matches playing this way. “It’s definitely a possibility that’s the last time I play here. Probably because of how the match went… In comparison to the matches that I played here last year, it’s the complete opposite feeling walking off the court. I wish I involved the crowd more. It’s a tough, tough way to finish,” he told the reporters. Murray is a five-time Australian Open finalist, but he never managed to lift the trophy in Melbourne. He lost his first 2010 final to Roger Federer, while Novak Djokovic defeated him in his next four.