Australian Open 2016: Andy Murray overcomes Milos Raonic to reach final

    Story highlights

    • Andy Murray reaches fifth Australian Open final
    • World No. 2 edges out Milos Raonic in five sets
    • Murray lost first and third sets
    • Murray will play Novak Djokovic in final

    Melbourne (CNN)The Australian Open hasn't been straightforward for Andy Murray, the Scot who overcame Milos Raonic 4-6 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-2 in a slugfest Friday to appear in a fifth final in Melbourne.

    He entered the tournament knowing that his wife, Kim Sears, was around eight months pregnant. If he wasn't preoccupied with the upcoming birth of his first child -- due in the second week of February -- tennis certainly wasn't the lone thing in the 28-year-old's thoughts.
      Then almost exactly a week ago, his father-in-law and Sears' father Nigel collapsed while coaching Ana Ivanovic as Murray competed on an adjacent court.
      He raced to the hosp