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Murray faces Bautista Agut in Australian Open first round

Murray faces Bautista Agut in Australian Open first round

Andy Murray (right) is a five-time Australian Open runner-up, losing four of the finals to Novak Djokovic
bbc.comThree-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray will face Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round of the Australian Open.British number one Kyle Edmund, who reached the semi-finals last year, has a difficult draw against Tomas Berdych.In the women's draw, British number one and 2016 semi-finalist Johanna Konta will play Australian Ajla Tomljanovic.
British number two Heather Watson faces Petra Martic, while Katie Boulter is up against Ekaterina Makarova.Murray, who missed most of last season after hip surgery, is 230th in the world and used his protected ranking to enter the first Grand Slam of the year.The Scot, 31, is a five-time Australian Open runner-up but played just six tournaments in 2018.Fellow Briton Cameron Norrie will take on American Taylor Fritz.
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Roger Federer, aiming for his third successive Australian Open title and seventh overall, will play Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.World number two Rafael Nadal takes on Australian James Duckworth, while top seed Novak Djokovic is set to face a qualifier.But the toughest-looking men's opener on paper pits Australian 2015 quarter-finalist Nick Kyrgios against Canadian 16th seed and 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic.More to follow.
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