Andy Murray's bid to win back-to-back grand slams ended in disappointment after he lost in the Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic.
The nation waits with bated breath as Andy Murray aims to put down a marker and claim the first Grand Slam title of the new season.
Olympic and US Open champion Andy Murray has returned to his home town Dunblane today to thank fans for their support.
Spain's Rafael Nadal's eight year winning streak in Monte Carlo Masters has ended by Serbia's Novak Djokovic.
World number one Djokovic won 6-2, 7-6 to end the Spaniard's record.
Andy Murray has won the Sony Open in Miami with a 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7/1) victory over David Ferrer to climb back to number two in the world rankings
Novak Djokovic said it was an "incredible feeling" winning the Australian Open again and described it as his favourite Grand Slam to play.
The Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic congratulated Andy Murray and his team "for a great two weeks".
He added: "We've played so many thrilling matches in the last two years and hopefully we can have many more to come. Bad luck tonight and I wish you the best of luck for the rest of the season."
Following the match Andy Murray congratulated Novak Djokovic and said he was a "very well deserved champion". Murray said: "His record here is obviously incredible. There are very few people who have managed to do what he's done here."
Novak Djokovic retained the Australian Open men's singles title, beating Andy Murray 6-7 7-6 6-3 6-2 in the final in Melbourne.