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Murray to make grand slam return at Australian Open

(CNN)Former world No. 1 Andy Murray will make his grand slam singles return following career-saving hip surgery at the Australian Open in January, tournament director Craig Tiley told Australian radio station Triple M.Murray underwent a second procedure on his hip in January this year after admitting in a tearful news conference at the Australian Open that he had been playing in considerable pain for some time and was considering retirement.The three-time grand slam champion -- once considered part of tennis' "Big Four" alongside Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic -- returned to the professional circuit in June, initially only competing in doubles.At last week's China Open, the Scot -- ranked world No. 289 -- reached his first ...