"Giving yourself breaks, especially as you start to get older, I think, is very important and something that I'll certainly be looking to do for however long I keep playing".
He said: "Having been recommended to treat my hip conservatively since the US Open I have done everything asked of me from a rehab perspective and worked extremely hard to try get back on the court competing".
Then the Scot - initially expected in Brisbane before Christmas - delayed his arrival in Queensland in another indication his fitness was not 100 per cent.
Nadal pulled out of the Brisbane event and a Sydney exhibition, while Djokovic withdrew from an Abu Dhabi event.
Should Andy Murray miss the Australian Open, it will be highly disappointing for he has consistently performed well in the season's opening Major.
"I didn't expect to, you know, to not continue here".
"He thinks he's not far away from what he's told me, " Pearson said.
"I would love it to be number one in the world level but I just want to play".
However, the Spaniard's match was over after she fell to the ground in agony grabbing her leg while attempting to make a backhand return.
Krunic will next play Samantha Stosur's first round conqueror, seventh seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, who downed Romania's Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-1 on Tuesday. "I don't really cramp a lot, so I'm actually surprised that today my body was like that", Muguruza said, adding that her calf muscles started to cramp early in the second set.
"It's a shame because I always come here excited about the first tournament, and this one was bad luck, I guess".
Declining population knocks IL down to 6th-largest state
Illinois, with a population of 12.8 million, had a decline in population of 33,700, which is more than any other state. Eight states, including West Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana, lost population in the year ending July 1, 2017.
Home stretch this weekend for last-minute Christmas shoppers
Many retailers have hours designed for the last-minute gift-giver. "Most of my shopping is done at the last minute ", Booker said. Stores are open around the clock, opening up early and staying open late, giving you extra time to complete your shopping.
Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade
Earlier a foreign ministry official in Seoul had said the ship had been seized briefly by customs authorities who inspected it. But South Korean officials did not confirm if the Lighthouse Winmore was one of the vessels pictured.
"Up to 2" Of Snow Friday, Saturday
This is all upstream moisture will should produce steady snowfall all day Friday , Friday night and into most of Saturday . The temperature is expected to drop to a low around 13 Saturday night with winds of 8 to 10 miles per hour .
Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch at palace
In 2004 she was accused of telling a group of Black diners at a restaurant in NY to " go back to the colonies ". The Queen's first cousin was photographed in the auto while wearing a brooch in a " Blackamoor " style.
Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing
The last time anyone won was on October 13, when Mega Millions winners in MI and Rhode Island shared the $42 million drawing. There was no victor for Saturday's $384 million Powerball jackpot, and now the prize has risen to a whopping $440 million.
Netflix Springs Second Dave Chappelle Special On New Year's Eve
Netflix is said to have paid Chappelle a whopping $60 million in total, which would entice us to come out of retirement as well. Now, that will be joined by Dave Chappelle: The Bird Revelation . 'I've never had a problem with white people ever in my life.