Andy Murray was gutted not to be in Australian Open action, but Twitter was there for him

Andy Murray was gutted not to be in Australian Open action, but Twitter was there for him

Andy Murray was gutted not to be in Australian Open action, but Twitter was there for him

Andy Murray is pretty upset to be missing the 2018 Australian Open.

Having not played a competitive tennis match since Wimbledon last year, he underwent hip surgery in Melbourne hoping to be ready for the grass-court season.

And the reality of the situation hit hardest on the morning of the first day of the tournament by the look of Murray’s Twitter account.

Murray has lost five Australian Open finals and obviously won’t have the chance to win a first major title Down Under this year, but at least people on Twitter were there for him.

This Twitter user sent a comforting gif.

Others shared the three-time Grand Slam winner’s pain.

Meanwhile, motivation was the order of the day for these Twitter users.

And the US Open sent this message of encouragement. Will Murray be back to his best in time to attempt a second title at Flushing Meadows?

His fans can’t support him on the court, but they’re doing their best on social media.

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