Murray on Friday admitted that his chronic hip injury had not been eased by surgery a year ago. "I can still play to a level, but not a level I have played at".
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Federer is the defending champion in Melbourne and is taking all necessary precautions to avoid being dumped out early.
"2017 (Australian Open was) a special situation".
The Australian Open men's and women's singles matches will be played in Melbourne, Australia. By the time he was five, he was competing, and by eight, he was commenting with adults.
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Ils nous confirment que les deux hommes qui préparaient les pistes ne sont pas morts dans l'avalanche provoquée, mais bien lors de la manipulation des explosifs .
Opening on the outside courts, Boulter plays Russian Ekaterina Makarova and Watson takes on Croatian 31st seed Petra Martic.
The Romanian threw a private bash for 110 family and friends at a Bucharest restaurant in celebration of her long-awaited, maiden grand slam title at the French Open in June and partied until the small hours.
The Dane, who revealed that she has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis three months ago, returns to the scene of her greatest triumph with the pressure off after silencing her critics in last year's final against Simona Halep. That only fell when Pete Sampras won Wimbledon in 2000.
"She has been so successful in the game". He said he understood his body and had a great team around him. "Obviously it was something that I really wanted, a big dream of mine to win a grand slam, and it was an fantastic feeling and an incredible two weeks".
Edmund, who is seeded 13th, missed last week's Sydney International with a knee injury but insists he has no fitness concerns going into the first Grand Slam of the year.
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The world No 1 enjoyed the luck of the draw when Federer was placed alongside Nadal in the bottom half and, on the form of the second half of 2018, it would be a surprise if he does not make another final.
Few people would have put money on Murray being the first of the "big four" of tennis to retire, and his imminent exit is a stark reminder that this golden generation can not go on forever. The 23-time major victor is in the same section as her sister Venus Williams and Halep, who all start action on Day 2. "I've pretty much done everything that I could to try to get my hip feeling better and it hasn't helped loads". I am a positive guy.
The 23-year-old, who will climb into top 70 as a result, beat Monday's opponent Fritz on his way to the final.
Federer is playing at night.
Djokovic won his third US Open in September to put him on 14 Grand Slams - three behind Nadal and six behind Federer. "Well, if I've got to keep on winning matches to get there", he said, "that's a real incentive".
Winter Storm Gia forecast: Monster snowstorm to span half the US
On Saturday, most of the moisture arrives, with a wintry mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and non-freezing rain across the area. Travel will be slick and hazardous over the entire area with deeper snow and more hard conditions the farther south you go.