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Murray targets 'big upset' against Djokovic in Australian Open final

Murray is aiming to win his first ever Australian Open. Credit: Reuters

Andy Murray believes it will take 'a big upset' to beat world number Novak Djokovic in Melbourne on Sunday.

Murray has impressed at this year's tournament but knows he will need to step through the gears in order to win an Australian Open final at the fourth attempt.

"Novak has a fantastic record here," Murray explained during a press conference on Saturday. "He loves the court and conditions, it would be quite a big upset if I win."



Murray into semis after straight sets win

Andy Murray is into the semis. Credit: Reuters

Andy Murray saw off Nick Kyrgios in three sets to progress to the Australian Open semi-finals where he will face Tomas Berdych.

The Scot took control early on in the match, winning the first set 6-3.

Kyrgios fought back, but lost out in a tie-break to Murray in the second.

Once Murray broke to make it 4-2 in the third, the British No.1 had almost sealed the victory, eventually taking the final set 6-3.

Tennis star Murray might go commando for wedding

Andy Murray says he doesn't know if will wear full Scottish attire for his wedding.

The tennis star, who beat Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open on Sunday, is set to marry long-term partner Kim Sears in October.

Murray was quizzed on the subject by on-court interviewer Hamish McLachlan following the Scot's victory over Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday.

Chief among McLachlan's interests was whether Murray would be wearing a suit or a kilt on his wedding day.

Andy Murray and Kim Sears will marry alter this year. Credit: PA

Murray, clearly taken a little aback by the question, replied: "I think... I am going to have both options and see what I feel like in the morning when I wake up."

Traditionally Scots do not wear any underwear beneath their kilts.

When quizzed on whether he would be wearing a kilt "properly", Murray replied: "Yeah, obviously proper kilt, yeah."

When asked if that meant he would be going "freeball" - i.e. without any underwear - Murray replied with a smile: "Exactly."

Murray progresses after tough Dimitrov test

Andy Murray got there in the end. Credit: PA

Andy Murray has made it through to the fifth round of the Australian Open after a testing encounter with Grigor Dimitrov.

The Scot won the opening set, but lost the second on a tie-break.

After cruising the third set, it looked like he was setting himself up for an easy victory, but Bulgarian went 3-0 up in the fourth, but Murray fought back strongly to win the set.

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