Andy Murray is going through a very difficult spell at the moment. Injuries and illness have contributed to a large part of his lull and they have also justified some of his alarming losses this season.

If we go back to the opening week of 2017 those will remember seeing an introduction to a seemingly predictable year: a Murray v Djokovic final. Their encounter in Doha was an epic and we were all wondering if that final would play as a psychological edge to their almost certain final in Melbourne a few weeks later.

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