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Ailing Andy Murray to retire

Melbourne (CNN)There will, unfortunately, be no fairytale comeback for Andy Murray. Hindered by a hip injury, the three-time grand slam winner announced Friday on the eve of the Australian Open that he will retire at Wimbledon in July -- if he can make it that far. Indeed, the 31-year-old Scot admitted the year's first major could be his last event, such is the state of his surgically repaired right hip. READ: Federer's tears for former coachREAD: Federer, Serena on same courtHe left his press conference in tears, a day after the Telegraph reported Murray looked like a shadow of his old self when he was soundly beaten by his childhood pal and the current world No. 1, Novak Djokovic, in a practice session at Melbourne Park. Visit cnn.com/spo ...