Three-time tennis Grand Slam winner Andy Murray was eliminated in the first round of the Australian Open and announced that he plans to retire from the game after Wimbledon. The 31-year-old Brit from Scotland was beaten in five sets by Roberto Bautista Agut on Sunday and cited nagging hip problems that have made it too painful for him to continue. Murray will continue to take treatment and hopes to be able to play at a competitive level until Wimbledon this summer.
Murray has had a great career, especially seeing as how he did it playing in the same era as Roger Federer, Rafeal Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. Murray won Wimbledon twice, the US Open once and was a five time finalist at the Australian Open and once at the French Open. He was the No.1 player in the world for a time in 2016 and a career winner of 636 matches and more than $61 million in prize money. He is the only player, male or female, to win two Olympic (2012, 2016) gold medals and also led Great Britain to its first Davis Cup victory since 1936 when the Brits won in 2015.
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