ftom The Telegraph
For Andy Murray, the Australian Open marks his return from injury - the Scot has only played one match since minor back surgery in September.
In total, the reigning Wimbledon champion has reached, and lost, three finals in Melbourne.
He told reporters that he was still adjusting to life back on the court.
"Obviously there is pressure and nerves and stress and stuff, you know, dealing with playing in front of big crowds again when you've been away from that for a few months. That doesn't just straightaway feel normal again," he said.
As for the recent trend of celebrity coaches, Murray is curious to see how the locker room dynamics change with the likes of Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg and Michael Chang following Ivan Lendl into the coaching ranks.
Murray has a handle on how it plays out when a star of yesterday starts working with a star of today, making his career breakthrough after hiring eight-time Grand Slam winner Lendl as coach.
Becker and Edberg, both six-time major winners, are reporting for coaching duty for the first time at a Grand Slam event when the Australian Open starts on Monday, working with Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer respectively.
"I know, like, a lot of players back in the day didn't get on that well with each other and stuff," said Murray.
"It's a bit different now in the locker room. There might be a few interesting dynamics going on there with the ex-players. I just think it's cool having them around. It's nice walking into the locker room and seeing Becker there, obviously Ivan is there, Chang, Ivanisevic, all these guys. Guys like Grosjean, I loved watching him play when I was growing up. So it's good. It's good to have all of them around."
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