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'Proud' Andy Murray too nervous to watch Jamie's Australian Open final

Andy Murray has admitted that off-court concerns have played heavily on his mind in Melbourne. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray is full of pride for elder sibling Jamie after the pair became the first brothers in history to reach the finals of a Grand Slam event, but the British No. 1 revealed he won't be watching when his brother takes to the court for the final of the Australian Open men's doubles.

Andy ensured history was made when he defeated Canada's Milos Raonic in five sets on Friday to reach the final of the men's singles, a day after Jamie and partner Bruno Soares saw off the challenge of last-four opponents Adrian Mannarino and Lucas Pouille.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lies in wait for Andy on Sunday, by which point the Murray family could already have an Australian Open champion in their ranks, with Jamie and Soares taking on the veteran duo of Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek in Saturday's showdown on Rod Laver Arena.

Jamie has been on a fine run of form in recent majors, reaching the 2015 finals at Wimbledon and the US Open before this year's efforts in Melbourne. But Andy, who has admitted to feeling more tense this fortnight, revealed the stress of watching his elder brother in action is too much to bear.

"I haven't watched any of his matches here [in Melbourne]," Andy said after his victory over Raonic. "I try not to watch, I find it pretty stressful so I won't watch the match. But for it to be the first time to happen is incredible really. I never would have expected that.

"Even at the beginning of last year Jamie had only maybe made one quarter of a slam before Wimbledon. Now that he's made three in a row, he's playing great tennis and is moving right up to the top of the rankings. So I'm very proud of him.

"It's obviously something that's going to be extremely rare. You're not going to see it very often. We should enjoy it and be proud of it because it's a tough thing to do."

The Murray brothers are not the only Scots in finals action this weekend, with Glasgow resident Gordon Reid on course for an Australian Open double after reaching the men's singles and doubles finals.

Andy, a four-time runner-up at Melbourne Park, said the quadruple of finals was a fantastic achievement but admitted it would be even sweeter if all three Britons can go on to win their respective titles.

"Gordon has obviously had some big wins here," Andy said. "I saw him in the locker room today before my match. He was 5-4 in his doubles when the rain came. It's amazing that we've all done well at this tournament. Since then, in the last couple of days, we've continued winning. Hopefully we can keep it up over the weekend."