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Murray told Sky News' sports correspondent Martha Kelner that having the surgery could boost his chances of being able to play for longer.

Murray competed in what could be his last match on Monday, producing a hugely impressive performance in the first round of the Australian Open as he came from two sets down to force a decider against Roberto Bautista Agut.

The tennis legend debuts a new outfit for every grand slam, and her opener at the Australian Open on Tuesday was no exception. And flawless for the weather!' one also said. If I go ahead with the operation and I don't recover well from it, then I don't play again.

So if I took a few months off and didn't play, I could definitely get myself on the court to play Wimbledon one last time.

When she returned to the tour last season, she often was asked to rate herself in comparison to how good she played in the past.

Sporting a striking jade green jumpsuit and fine mesh stockings on Rod Laver Arena, the 16th seed wasted no time in getting out of the blistering Melbourne heat and said it was good to be back.

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Spanish tennis icon Rafal Nadal successfully overcame the first round barrier, dispatching Australian wildcard James Duckworth in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5. "Maybe I'll see you again", he said.

Playing in her 15th Australian Open, the three-time finalist said she was pleased to go through so easily as she battles back from injuries.

Williams was pregnant when she won the last of her 23 Grand Slam titles at Melbourne Park and showed she has lost none of her brutal power and athleticism in the match between the two mothers at Rod Laver Arena.

"I know that I'm not the same player as I was". Social media loved the look, which was reportedly engineered to prevent blood clots and meant to represent "all the moms out there that had a tough pregnancy and have to come back and try to be fierce", according to Williams. "I gave everything I had and it wasn't enough tonight". "It will improve my quality of life, I'll be in less pain doing normal things like walking around and putting your shoes on". "It's my first match of the year, so mostly just happy I did everything pretty well".

It was the third consecutive tournament in Australia where Kasatkina lost in the first round following her early exits at the Brisbane International and the Sydney International.

Dan Evans also made it through to round two after beating Japanese player Tatsuma Ito 7-5, 6-1, 7-6, with a match against third seed and six-time champion Roger Federer up next.

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