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Australian Open 2019 Live Updates: Andy Murray vs Roberto Bautista Agut - Match Highlights

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Updated: 14 January 2019 17:45 IST - Published: 14 January 2019 10:24 IST
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Moving on, Bautista Agut will take on Australia's John Millman in the 2nd round. That's it from us at Sportskeeda. Join us for the coverage tomorrow! Ciao!
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Murray addresses the crowd after his match and he himself is not sure if this is final match or not. He was quite emotional lost for words and wasn't able to speak much.

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And that's the MATCH for Bautista Agut! What a performance by him despite the crowd being completely behind Murray. What a great fight by the Scot to come back from 2 sets down. What a fighter! The big question now is - will he call it quits from the sport?

Roberto Bautista Agut def. Andy Murray 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(5), 6-2
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Murray pumps his fist in the air as he wins his 2nd game of the set. He just doesn't give up. What a fighter!

5th set: Murray 2 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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5-1 now to the Spaniard. Just one game away. 

5th set: Murray 1 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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Murray gets broken once again! It's surely match over now. 2 breaks up in the final set. Murray looks exhausted.

5th set: Murray 1 - 4 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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Agut consolidates the break with an easy hold of serve. Has Murray got any gas left in the tank?

5th set: Murray 1 - 3 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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Murray gets broken! The scot had a great chance to break Agut's serve in the 2nd game but ends up getting broken in the very next. The crowd is in silence.

5th set: Murray 1 - 2 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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Murray opens his account in the final set with a hold of serve. Quite a few errors starting to come out of Bautista Agut's racket. Has he lost the plot?

5th set: Murray 1 - 0 Bautista Agut.

Match is tied at 2 sets all.
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WOW! MURRAY TAKES IT TO THE FINAL SET! He has clawed his way back from 2 sets down to 2 sets all. What a fighter! What a match!! 

Murray wins the 4th set 7-6(5)

Match is tied at 2 sets all. 
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Murray goes into the break 5-1 up in the tie-break! Surely a fifth set is coming?
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And we're going into another tie-break! Murray served exceptionally well over the past few games to head-to-head with Agut. 

4th set: Murray 6 - 6 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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Murray holds serve to love! Huge confidence booster for him.

4th set: Murray 5 - 5 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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Murray played some great tennis in that game but Agut was just better. Exceptional stuff from the Spaniard. 

4th set: Murray 4 - 5 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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The 4th set continues to go on serve! Will this one go to a tie-break as well?

4th set: Murray 4 - 4 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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Murray continues to serve well to dig himself out of sticky situations. There have been moments where he was seen walking a bit awkwardly though. Can he keep himself in the match?

4th set: Murray 3 - 3 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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Another couple of service holds by each player. Murray found himself in a tricky situation during his service game but came out on top in the end.

4th set: Murray 2 - 2 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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The 4th set begins with a couple of holds of serve from the rackets of both players. Murray was holding his thigh for a while. Cramps. maybe? That wouldn't be good for him. 

4th set: Murray 1 - 1 Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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AND MURRAY DOES IT! He wins the 3rd set in emphatic fashion, winning the tie-break 7-5. What a match it has been so far, and what a great fightback from Murray. Amazing stuff!

3rd set: Murray wins 7-6(5)

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5)
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Some big hitting from Spaniard takes the 3rd set into the tie-break.

3rd set: Murray 6 - 6 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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A great service game for Murray with some big first serves. He is one game away from winning this 3rd set. 

3rd set: Murray 6 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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Murray had a set point in that game but after a hawkeye call, a net-cord, and some amazing tennis after that by Bautista Agut, he held his serve. What a game of tennis! 

3rd set: Murray 6 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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3 extraordinary winners by Murray! He saves 1 break point to hold his serve in the 3rd set. Can he go the distance and win this one?

3rd set: Murray 5 - 4 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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Two good service games from both players and we're still on serve in the 3rd set. Can Murray break Agut's serve now?

3rd set: Murray 4 - 3 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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What a way to consolidate the break! A hold of serve to love with an ace on the final point. 

3rd set: Murray 3 - 2 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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ITS NOT OVER! Murray breaks back in sensational fashion! He just doesn't give up, does he? Its back on serve now. An excellent last point which ended with a backhand winner

3rd set: Murray 2 - 2 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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Bautista Agut breaks Murray's serve in the 3rd set. And that might be the match. He seems depleted now and Agut is looking in top form.

3rd set: Murray 1 - 2 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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Murray begins the 3rd set with a good hold of serve. Can he make a comeback? The crowd is still behind him.

3rd set: Murray 1 - 0 Bautista Agut.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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And Bautista Agut wins the 2nd set as well! It will take a monumental effort for Murray to make a comeback now. Will this be his last ever match at a Grand Slam? The 3rd set is about to get underway.

Bautista Agut leads 6-4, 6-4.
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A good service game by Murray to give him some hope. Bautista Agut will serve for the 2nd set now. 

2nd set: Murray 4 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4
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Another easy hold of serve and Agut is just 1 game away from the 2nd set.

2nd set: Murray 3 - 5 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4
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A service hold for Murray, which would give him some confidence. But he will need to break back soon to get back into the match. 

2nd set: Murray 3 - 4 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4
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Agut consolidates his break with an easy hold of serve. Murray is beginning to lose the plot. Quite a few errors. 

2nd set: Murray 2 - 4 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4
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Bautista Agut breaks in the fifth game after some tremendous defense! Murray isnt doing much wrong but Agut is overpowering him.

2nd set: Murray 2 - 3 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4 
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An excellent game by the Scot! Great serving and a couple of amazing shots, especially one cross court forehand winner to go 30-0 up.

2nd set: Murray 2 - 1 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4 
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Murray had 2 opportunites to break but failed to convert them as the Spaniard holds. He seems to be in a bit of pain as well.

2nd set: Murray 1 - 1 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4 
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A positive start for Murray in the second set. He seems pumped and will not let the first set put him on the backseat.

2nd set: Murray 1 - 0 Bautista Agut.

Agut leads 6-4 
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Murray played quite well throughout the set but Agut was slightly better on the big points. Murray's first serve has been a problem as well, with only 37% being in. It's time for the 2nd set! Can the Scot make a comeback?
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And Bautista Agut holds serve to win the first set! A great service game and the Spaniard was able to keep his nerve. That set took 50 minutes to complete.

Set 1 Murray 4 - 6 Bautista Agut 
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Bautista Agut hands the first blow of the match to Murray as he breaks him in the 9th game of the first set. After plenty of long rallies in the match, Murray did seem quite fatigued at the end of that game.

Set 1: Murray 4 - 5 Bautista Agut
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A great game comes to an end as the Spaniard saves 1 break point to hold. He played some exceptional tennis to deny Murray a crucial break.

Set 1: Murray 4 - 4 Bautista Agut
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The opening set continues on serve and there were few shades of vintage Murray in the last 2 games. He seems to be moving around well and his backhand is on fire!

Set 1: Murray 4 - 3 Bautista Agut
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A few great backhands from the racket of Murray but Agut manages to hold on. 

Set 1: Murray 3 - 3 Bautista Agut
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A great hold from Murray after going 0-30 down. Agut had his chances but made a costly error. Great serving by the Scot to finish the game off.

Set 1: Murray 3 - 2 Bautista Agut
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Another easy hold for Agut. Murray is slowly starting to find his rhythm on the return of serve. 

Set 1: Murray 2 - 2 Bautista Agut
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A great service game by Murray - a couple of good first serves and a few good kick serves as well on the second serve. Not too many winners from the racket of either player yet.

Set 1: Murray 2 - 1 Bautista Agut
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Murray gets the first game in the bag - thanks to a couple of good serves and a couple of errors from Bautista Agut's racket. The crowd is loud and cheering every point Murray wins. Bautista Agut follows the first service game with an easy hold from his end. 

Set 1: Murray 1 - 1 Bautista Agut

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We're all set to get underway! Andy Muray will get the match started! The stadium is full and it seems like all of them are behind Murray - as this might be his last ever tournament. 
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After hinting at his retirement and leaving everyone in shock, Andy Murray will take the court today in what could be his last match ever. He will be up against an in-form Roberto Bautista Agut, who is coming fresh off a title victory at Doha, where he defeated Novak Djokovic in the semifinals. 
The match will take place at the Melbourne Arena not before 12:30 IST or 18:00 AEDT
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Welcome to Sportskeeda's coverage of the Australian Open 2019 1st round encounter between Andy Murray and Roberto Bautista Agut.