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England's shock exit from the Australian Open -

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TONY EASTLEY: More Australians will take to the court at the Australian Open today including the
finalist of the Sydney International, Chris Guccione, and late starter Joe Sirianni.

Alicia Molik won a place in the women's second round after winning in two close sets.

The upset of the day came when an unseeded Frenchman spectacularly knocked out Britain's big hope,
Andy Murray, in four sets.

Alison Caldwell reports.

ALISON CALDWELL: France has no shortage of players in this year's Australian Open, 29 in fact: 16
men and 13 women.

Going into the tournament, 43rd ranked and unseeded, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was just one of them.

But today, he's a hero after he defeated ninth seed Andy Murray in four sets, and what's more, he
ended any British hopes of making the finals for another year.

Chief tennis writer for the French sports newspaper L'Equipe, Philippe Bouin.

PHILIPPE BOUIN: He's very powerful, as you see, he's got a big serve, big forehand, he's a big guy,
he's a clever guy.

He put a lot of things in his preparation in tennis, he's very serious, and hopefully he gets what
he deserves - good wins and he's coming up in the rankings.

ALISON CALDWELL: The 22-year-old Muhammad Ali lookalike is quietly spoken and lacks confidence
speaking in English.

At the press conference after the match, Tsonga said he was happy with his win.

JO-WILFRIED TSONGA: It's my first win here, so I'm just happy it was in the Rod Laver, and it was
just nice, unbelievable.

ALISON CALDWELL: By the time the sun had risen over Britain today, its campaign for the Australian
Open had come to an end, lasting just eight hours in its entirety.

Even so, Andy Murray didn't seem too fussed.

ANDY MURRAY: I don't think it's the end of the world. I mean, worse things could have happened to
me out there. It sometimes happens in sport, you know, you play a fairly decent match and you don't
come through.

I'm obviously disappointed I didn't win, but it's not the worst I've felt after a defeat.

STEPHEN BUTTERICK: It was a major disappointment, shock, well, the way it happened I think, yes.

ALISON CALDWELL: Stephen Butterick is the editor of Radio Wimbledon. He says Murray needs to
reassess his coaching line-up, and do some growing up.

STEPHEN BUTTERICK: He's sacked more than one coach, he's sacked three or four coaches and his game
really doesn't have the consistency that merits what people have been saying about him.

ALISON CALDWELL: All at the young age of 20 years?

STEPHEN BUTTERICK: When I saw him at the press conference afterwards, he said he's had many worse
defeats, but then I looked at him and I thought, this is a boy, still, he's not yet a man.

All the great champions have been performing well by that age, and I think there may be a problem
with his coaching. Should there be tension between his coaches and himself? At the moment, he's
surrounded by friends and family, and I wonder whether that is really the way forward, or whether
you need someone to push you into things that you don't want to do?

TONY EASTLEY: Radio Wimbledon editor Stephen Butterick, Alison Caldwell the reporter.