Andy Murray Australian Open 2023: When is next match? Who does he play in round 3? How to watch on TV in UK

Andy Murray progressed to the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday evening with a sensational win over Thanasi Kokkinakis in Melbourne.

Murray won through against the Australian 4-6 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 6-3 7-5 in five hours 50 minutes – the longest match of the Scot’s career – to set up a clash with Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut, who is seeded 24th.

In the first roud, the 35-year-old from Dunblane overcame the 13th seed from Italy in five sets, prevailing 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-7 (7/9) 7-6 (10/6) in a match that lasted nearly five hours. Murray had to save a match point in the fifth set and snapped a three-match losing streak against the 26-year-old Roman.

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What is the 2023 Australian Open schedule?

Andy Murray celebrates at the 2023 Australian Open after his big win over Matteo Berrettini.

The tournament runs from Monday, January 16 and ends on Sunday, January 29. The first round takes place on days one and two, the second round on days three and four, the third round on days four and five. The last 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals take place during the second week, with the women’s final set for Saturday, January 28 and the men’s final 24 hours later.

Who is Andy Murray playing next at the Australian Open?

Murray will face 24th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round. The Spaniard has already defeated Joao Sousa from Portugal and American Brandon Holt in the tournament.

When is Andy Murray’s next Australian Open match?

Murray v Bautista Agut will take place on Saturday, January 21 with the pair due to meet on the Margaret Court Arena not before 8am BST.

Australian Open on TV in UK

Eurosport have the rights to the tournament in the UK and will show all of Murray’s matches on their main platform. Discovery+ are also a rights holder and broadcast action from every single court at Melbourne Park.