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Murray brings back Mauresmo as coach for Australian Open

Sweat flies off Andy Murray of Britain as he hits a return against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles fourth round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato (AUSTRALIA  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   - RTR4MSXH
Sweat flies off Andy Murray of Britain as he hits a return against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their men's singles fourth round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS) - RTR4MSXH

London: World number two Andy Murray has retained the services of coach Amelie Mauresmo for the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year, in January.

The two-time Grand Slam champion posted on Facebook, “Nice to have Amelie back in the team out in Dubai. Thanks to Jonas for helping out this year. I enjoyed working with one of the nicest guys on the tour, bring on 2016.”

Mauresmo, who once again joined forces with Murray at his training camp in Dubai, took a break from the sport in order to give birth to her first child in August, the Guardian reported.

The decision means Murray will part ways with Jonas Bjorkman, who filled the void left by Mauresmo’s temporary absence. (ANI)