Murray: I can still win in Oz


World No 1 Andy Murray remains optimistic he can claim a first Australian Open title this year, despite losing to Novak Djokovic in the Qatar Open final on Saturday.

The world’s top two players could be set for some stirring battles in 2017 and served up a treat in Qatar as Djokovic eventually prevailed 6-3 5-7 6-4 in a match which lasted almost three hours.

Murray saved three match points in the second set and thinks his week in the Middle East has warmed him up nicely for the year’s first Grand Slam event.

“Physically it was a good test to start the year, and I did good there,” he said.

“Obviously I am disappointed not to win, but I …

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