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Andy Murray announces retirement from tennis in tearful speech

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Andy Murray announces retirement from tennis in tearful speechSir Andy Murray has revealed he plans to retire from tennis after this year’s Wimbledon - but admits he may be forced to quit the sport even earlier. In a tearful press conference at the Australian Open this morning, the Scot explained why he plans to call time on his career. Andy Murray plans to retire from tennis this year. Picture: AFP/Getty Images “I'm not sure I'm able to play through the pain for another four or five months,” he told the assembled media. “I want to get to Wimbledon and stop but I'm not certain I can do that. READ MORE: Tennis stars pay tribute to ‘role model' Sir Andy Murray The 31-year-old,...
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In an emotional press conference ahead of the Australian Open, Andy Murray says he will retire from the sport this year having battled injury. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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