Australian Open: Andy Murray tests positive for coronavirus


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Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray’s participation at the Australian Open is in doubt after he tested positive for coronavirus.

The 33-year-old Scot was set to fly out to Melbourne on a chartered flight over the next 36 hours.

Instead he remains in quarantine and isolating at home in London.

Murray, a five-time runner-up in Melbourne, remains hopeful he will be allowed to travel at a later date and compete as planned.

The Australian Open will start on 8 February at Melbourne Park.

More to follow.

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