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."
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.