Andy Murray is a qualified tennis player from Scotland who ranked in second position in World tennis tournament. He won grand slam, Olympics and David cup. He defeated Roger Federer at 2012 Olympic games and won gold medal in men’s single final, and became the first British singles champion in over 100 years. He is the brother of Jamie Murray.
He was born on 15th May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland. Murray began his career at age three when his mother Judy took him to play on local courts. Murray grew up in Dunblane and attended Dunblane primary school. He and his brother were present during Dunblane school massacre in 1996 which killed 16 children by Thomas Hamilton. Murray was trained at rangers club but later decided to move to Barcelona, Spain. When he moved to Schiller international school he was trained on the clay courts of Sanchez Casal Academy. His parents had to find huge sum of money to play for his eighteen months stay.
Andy’s maternal grandfather, Roy Erskine was a Scottish professional footballer in late 1950s.
Andy is the son of Judith and William Murray. His mother is a famous tennis coach. His father’s name is William Murray. Murray’s parents got segregated when Murray was 10 years. Judy Murray started training his two sons apart from training other players of regional and national levels. In 2011 she was elected as the captain of British fed cup team.
Murray’s elder brother Jamie Murray is also a tennis player who was world number one doubles player, a grand slam winner and also a Davis cup champion.
He began dating Kim sears, daughter of player turned-coach Nigel Sears in 2005. Their engagement took place in November 2014 and they got married on 11th April 2015 at Dunblane Cathedral in his Hometown. Kim has a brother named Scott Sears.
The couple gave birth to a baby girl named Sophia Olivia on 7th February 2016.
Murray ranked world number 407 in 2005 and won challengers events on the hard courts of Aptos and New York. In 2008 he ranked first in grand Slam final and Masters Titles. In 2009 he ranked world number two and defeated Nadal in three sets. He is the only British to have reached the finals and thus gained huge achievement for his success. He was also voted in 2015 by BBC Sports as the personality of the year. He has scored 34 wins and 7 losses throughout his career. He had a successful career throughout 2016 and won various awards through tennis tournament finals and Olympics. In February 2013 Murray bought Cromlix House for 1.8 million dollars.
In 2016 he won Fifth Australian open final and was awarded the 1st Roman title. Therefore Andy Murray proves himself to be successful despite of his facing turmoil in his life and has gained a good fame worldwide. Murray has succeeded in his career life because of proper guidance of his coach Amelie Mauresmo.