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Summary

  1. Britain's Andy Murray loses five-set epic to Roberto Bautista Agut at Australian Open
  2. Spaniard Bautista Agut wins 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (4-7) 6-2
  3. Epic first-round match could be Murray's last because of hip injury
  4. But he tells fans 'Maybe I'll see you again. I'll do everything possible to try'
  5. Kyle Edmund loses 6-3 6-0 7-5 to Tomas Berdych, Dan Evans wins but Cameron Norrie goes out
  6. Katie Boulter makes second round but Harriet Dart and Heather Watson are out
  7. Federer, Nadal, Wozniacki and Kerber all win on day one

Live Reporting

By Amy Lofthouse

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    So after an epic match and a typically heroic display, that's it from our live coverage today.

    Thanks for reading and see you tomorrow for coverage of the best matches from day two, when Johanna Konta, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Simona Halep will all be in action.

    In the meantime, click here for our Andy Murray report

    And here you can watch the best of the closing stages of the match (UK only).

    And here's the reaction on social media to the confusing on-court interview - did the Australian Open retire Andy Murray too soon?

    And don't forget to check out the tennis index later for further reaction and analysis from day one in Melbourne.

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    Hands up if you deserve an ice bath...

    Murray
  3. 'There may yet be an encore'

    Russell Fuller

    BBC tennis correspondent at Melbourne Park

    In Murray’s 15 years as a professional, he has written some improbable scripts - and tonight, in front of a delirious crowd and with a chronic hip condition, he nearly overturned a two set deficit.

    It was a microcosm of his career. He screamed in celebration, and in frustration. He covered acres of ground with some sparkling defence. And he remonstrated with his nearest and dearest when the opportunity arose.

    The 31-year-old ran out of steam in the decider, but left the court with a hint that there may yet be an encore.

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    R: I cannot begin to explain how that felt. Though my eyes are sore from crying, I have a full heart and reignited hope. @andy_murray inspires in all that he does, both on and off the court - and today's come-back was no exception. Proud. Thankful. In awe.

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    What an ending.

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    Video caption: Andy Murray bows out of Australian Open after defeat by Roberto Bautista Agut
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    Rachel Gilbey‏: Had tears in my eyes watching the tribute video at the end of the Murray match. If that is his last match then what a way to go out. Fabulous effort today and still glimpses of his tennis genius.

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    In other news, some fella called Federer has reached the second round in Melbourne.

    He beat Denis Istomin 6-3 6-4 6-4.

    And in the women's draw, Petra Kvitova blasted past Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-2.

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    Tim Bradbury‏: The year is 2020, Murray has undergone a successful hip resurfacing operation, returns to full function and is pain free. Subsequently wins Wimbledon without dropping a set, you heard it here first...

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    Rhys Hopkins: And if that massive ovation in Melbourne was tremendous, imagine the incredible roar Andy Murray would get if he plays on the Wimbledon grass one more time in July. I truly hope he manages to get there just for that.

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    From this...

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    Video caption: Back when Andy Murray was a 14-year-old tennis star of the future

    ... to this.

    Murray
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    Some stats for you...

    Andy Murray hit 19 aces and 50 winners during that four hour epic, with 51 unforced errors.

    He won 80% of first serve points and created five break points - although he converted just one.

    A bit more match practice, and who knows...?

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    Well. That was all far more emotional than I was expecting for a Monday morning...

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    And, for maybe the last time, Andy Murray leaves the court.

    He's swamped by children asking for autographs before he walks off.

    If that was it - and Murray himself said if - then what a match to go out on. But it would be so, so good to see him at Wimbledon.

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    Presser

    More from Andy Murray: "I've been very fortunate and unlucky, I guess, to compete in an era with some of the guys that have been around. Roger, Rafa, Novak have been difficult opponents but I have a lot of respect for them.

    "We've had great battles which I think tennis fans around the world will remember when we all finish. To have the respect of our peers is a very important thing."