Australian Open: The six British players you should look out for including Johanna Konta and Dan Evans, but no Andy Murray

Andy Murray isn’t taking part in this year’s Australian Open but there are still plenty of British players who have gained direct entry into the main singles draws.

Although it could be a blessing in disguise for Murray as this year’s championships are set to be a struggle for all involved.

Murray won’t take part in this year’s tournament as he nurses a groin strain

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Due to the ongoing wildfires the air quality is clearly not as good as it should be, and it badly affected players during qualifying this week, with one – Dalila Jakupovic – even pulling out of her qualifier as she was struggling to breathe properly.

However, the show must go on and below are six Brits you should look out for Down Under.