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Player Profile – Andy Murray

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Basic Information about Andy Murray

Full Name: Andrew Barron Murray

Date of Birth: 15th May 1987Player Profile – Andy Murray

Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Nationality: Great Britain

Height: 6 ft 3 in

Style: Right handed

Turned Pro: 2005

Highest ATP Ranking: 2 (First on 17th August 2009)

Andy Murray’s Best Performances at Grand Slam Singles

Australian Open: Finalist – 2010, 2011, 2013

French Open: Semi Finalist – 2011, 2014

Wimbledon: Winner – 2013

US Open: Winner – 2012

Andy Murrey’s Best Performances at Major Tennis Singles’ Tournaments

ATP Tours: Semi Finalists – 2008, 2010, 2012

Olympics: Gold Medal – 2012

Andy Murray’s Best Performances at Grand Slam Doubles

Australian Open: 1st Round – 2006

French Open: 2nd Round – 2006

Wimbledon: 1st Round – 2005

US Open: 2nd Round – 2008

Andy Murrey’s Best Performances at Major Tennis Doubles’ Tournaments

Olympics: 2nd Round – 2008

Andy Murray’s Best Performances at Grand Slam Mixed Doubles

Wimbledon: 2nd Round – 2006

Andy Murrey’s Best Performances at Major Tennis Mixed Doubles’ Tournaments

Olympics: Silver Medal – 2012

Andy Murrey’s Best Performances for Great Britain

Davis Cup: Quarter Final – 2014

Hopman Cup: Final – 2010

Andy Murray’s Personal and Early Life

Andy Murray was born to Judith (Erskine) and William Murray in Great Britain’s Scotland’s Glasgow city. Jidith’s mother and Andy’s maternal grandmother, Roy Erskine was a professional footballer in the late 1950s,  which means that Andy already had the roots to become a sportsman. Murray attended the Dunblane Primary and later the Dunblane High School as he grew up. He chose football as his first sports and was willing to take training at the Rangers Football Club at the age of 15 but his admission was declined, hence as a second choice he opted Tennis. To have a perfect training in Tennis Murray went to Barcelona in Spain and studied at the Schiller International School where he was trained on the clay courts of the Sanchez Casal Academy. He was lucky enough to be trained by Emilio Sanchez the then World No. 1 doubles player. At the age of 17 Andy Murray won the US Open Junior title and named for the Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2004 by BBC. Next year Murray became the youngest player ever to play in Davis Cup. In love game, Andy Murray has been romantically involved with Kim Sears, whom we often find present at major games Murray plays.

Professional Career of Andy Murray

After turning Pro in 2005 Andy Murray took services of Brad Gilbert and beat Roger Federer in the 2nd round of the Cincinnati Masters and climbed the steps of professional career by beating Andy Roddick by constantly winning the ATP tournaments. He won 20 ATP titles by 2012. By 2007 Murray entered the top 10 tennis players in the ATP Rankings. Andy Murray kept on improving his ATP Rankings and reach at No. 2 in the year 2012. The major turn around came in Andy Murray’s career when he won the US Open in the year 2012 and in 2013 he won the Wimbledon for the first time ever by doing this Murray also created history as he became the first ever British to win a Wimbledon title after 77 years.

Endorsements by Andy Murray

  • Adidas
  • Shiatzy Chen
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Highland Spring
  • Fred Perry
  • RADO

The Andy Murray Quote

We Scots have a fierce pride in the things we do that others can never appreciate. I am the British No. 1, but I would prefer to be the British No. 1 from Scotland every time.

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