So after an epic match and a typically heroic display, that's it from our live coverage today.
Thanks for reading and see you tomorrow for coverage of the best matches from day two, when Johanna Konta, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Simona Halep will all be in action.
In the meantime, click here for our Andy Murray report
And here you can watch the best of the closing stages of the match (UK only).
And here's the reaction on social media to the confusing on-court interview - did the Australian Open retire Andy Murray too soon?
And don't forget to check out the tennis index later for further reaction and analysis from day one in Melbourne.