Andy Murray

Birth Day May 15th, 1987
Birth Place Glasgow, Scotland
Age 36 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Andrew Barron Murray famed as Andy Murray is a well known and popular tennis player who is ranked No. 328 in men's singles and 89 in men's doubles as of 26 August 2019. He is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time Olympic champion, Davis Cup champion, winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals, and former world No. 1. He became the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles since Fred Perry in 1936, winning the tournament in 2013 and 2016. He is a very talented tennis player with amazing skill. 

Early Life of Andy

Andy was born on 15th May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland but at present, he is residing in Oxshott, Surrey, England. His full name is Andrew Barron Murray. His nationality is British and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian. He is the son of Judy Murray (nee Erskine) and William Murray. His parents split up when he was 10. His maternal grandfather, Roy Erskine, was a professional footballer in the late 1950s. He began playing tennis at the age of three when his mother Judy took him to play on the local courts. He also has a sibling, an elder brother named Jamie who is also a tennis player who is playing on the doubles circuit, and became a multiple Grand Slam winner in the discipline. He attended Dunblane Primary School. He later attended Dunblane High School. 

Body Measurements of Andy

Andy is a very handsome tennis player with a charming smile on his face attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 1.91 m or 6 ft 3 in. His balanced bodyweight consist of 84 Kg. His chest size is 40 in, waist size is 30 in and biceps size is 15 in. His eye color is Blue and his hair color is brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body with an attractive personality. 

Career of Andy

  • Andy is one of only nine tennis players to win the Junior Orange Bowl championship twice in its 70-year history. He was at the age of 12 at that time. 
  • he then started out on the Challenger and Futures circuit in the year 2003 where he reached the quarter-finals of the Manchester Challenger in his very first tournament. 
  • He became successful to win his first senior title by taking the Glasgow Futures event.
  • Later, he had a knee injury and couldn't play for the 6 months of the year 2004. 
  • He played a Challenger event in Nottingham but lost against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 2004. 
  • Later, he wins Futures events in Xativa and Rome.
  • He then won the Junior US Open in 2004. 
  • He was later selected for the Davis Cup World Group play-off match against Austria in October 2004 but unfortunately, he was not selected to play. 
  • He reached as high as No. 6 in the world in 2003 (and No. 8 in doubles) as a junior and he reached No. 2 in the world in the 2004-instated combined rankings.
  • His rank was No. 407 at the beginning of 2005. 
  • He turned professional in April and was given a wild card entry to a clay-court tournament in Barcelona, the Open SEAT, where he lost in three sets to Jan Hernych. It was his very first professional match. 
  • After that, he reached the semi-finals of the boys' French Open, where he lost in straight sets to Marin Cilic.
  • He received a wild card for Wimbledon and also he became the first Scot in the Open Era to reach the third round of the men's singles tournament at Wimbledon. 
  • He lost to 2002 Wimbledon finalist David Nalbandian in the third round. 
  • After Wimbledon, he won Challenger events on the hard courts of Aptos and Binghamton, New York. 
  • He experienced his first Masters event at Cincinnati where he lost to Marat Safin. 
  • Later, he was selected for the Davis Cup match against Switzerland.
  • He made his first ATP final at the Thailand Open where he faced No. 1 Roger Federer and was lost in straight sets. 
  • He completed the year 2005 and he was ranked No. 64.
  • He was named the 2005 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year.
  • He competes in the full circuit for the first time and split with his coach Mark Petchey in 2006 season. 
  • He became the British No. 1, ending Tim Henman's seven-year run on 27th February. 
  • He lost in the first round in Miami, Monte Carlo and Rome at the Masters. 
  • After that, he went out of the tournaments in Indian Wells and Hamburg in the second round where he reached his first Masters semi-final in Toronto at the Rogers Cup, losing to Richard Gasquet.
  • He became only one of two players, alongside Rafael Nadal, to defeat Roger Federer in 2006 at Cincinnati.
  • He was a finalist at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic.
  • At the French Open, he paired with his brother in Bangkok.
  • After the French Open, he was injured and he revealed that his bones hadn't fully grown, causing him to suffer from cramps and back problems.
  • He reached the fourth round of the Australian Open but lost to Rafael Nadal in 2007. 
  • He reached the No. 10 ranking on 16 April. 
  • He reached the semi-finals of Indian Wells and Miami at the Masters Tournament. 
  • He also reached the finals of tournaments in Doha and Metz, finishing the season ranked 11th in the world.
  • He suffered a first-round loss at the Australian Open to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the year 2008. 
  • He made his first Grand Slam quarter-final at Wimbledon before making his first final at the US Open. 
  • He suffered one of the worst defeats of his career, losing his first-round singles match to No. 77 Yen-Hsun Lu at the Beijing Olympics. 
  • He won tournaments in Doha, Marseille and St Petersburg in 2008 ranking No. 4. 
  • He opened the 2009 season with a successful defense of his title at the Qatar Open in Doha where he defeats Andy Roddick.
  • He won his eleventh career title in Rotterdam, defeating No. 1, Nadal in three sets.
  • He won a title for the first time on the grass at Queen's and became the first British winner of the tournament since 1938.
  • He was hampered by a wrist injury and suffered a straight-sets loss to Cilic at the US Open.
  • He and Laura Robson represented Britain at the Hopman Cup in 2010 but was beaten by Spain. 
  • He beat Nadal and Cilic before losing in the final to No. 1 Roger Federer at the Australian Open. 
  • He next played at the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open but lost to Mardy Fish. 
  • He reached the third round in the Rome Masters, and the quarter-finals at the Madrid Masters, losing both times to David Ferrer.
  • After that, he won the Shanghai Rolex Masters dismissing Roger Federer in straight sets.
  • He ended the year 2010 ranked #4 for the third consecutive year.
  • At the 2011 Hopman Cup, Murray and Laura Robson lost in the round.
  • He met former champion Novak Djokovic in the final and was defeated in straight sets in 2011 Australian Open. 
  • He defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win his second Queen's Club title. 
  • He lost in the semi-final to Nadal at Wimbledon. 
  • He was the two-time defending 2011 Rogers Cup champion but lost in the second round to South African Kevin Anderson.
  • He won the 2011 Western & Southern Open after Novak Djokovic retired due to injury.
  • He ended the year 2011 ranked #4, behind Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer, for the fourth consecutive year.
  • He then began the 2012 season by playing in the 2012 Brisbane International where he won by beating Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final.
  • He defeated Djokovic in the semi-finals but lost in the final to Roger Federer at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships.
  • He lost in the opening round of the Queen's Club Championships to No. 65 Nicolas Mahut.
  • He next competed at the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • He lost only one set on his way to the finals where he met Federer, defeating him in straight sets, for the loss of just 7 games in Singles. 
  • He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to tennis.
  • By retaining his Brisbane International title, defeating Grigor Dimitrov in the final in straight sets, his 2013 season began. 
  • He began the 2013 Australian Open well with a straight-sets victory over Dutchman Robin Haase.
  • He retired due to a hip injury during his second-round match against Marcel Granollers on his 26th birthday at the Rome Masters. 
  • At Queen's Club, he came from behind again to beat Cilic in three sets to claim his third title.
  • He was voted the 2013 BBC Sports Personality of the Year at the end of 2013 season. 
  • He started his 2014 season at the Qatar Open in Doha.
  • He played at 2014 AAMI Classic (lost), 2014 Australian Open (Lost), Davis Cup World Group, Rotterdam Open, Indian Wells, Madrid Open, ATP World Tour Finals. 
  • He began his 2015 season by winning an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.
  • He then played the Hopman Cup with Heather Watson.
  • He next participated in the Rotterdam Open as the top seed, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Gilles Simon. 
  • He won his first ATP clay-court title at the 2015 BMW Open.
  • He participated in the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
  • His victory over Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets pulled Great Britain level in the final after Kyle Edmund had lost the first singles rubber in five sets, played on indoor clay courts at Ghent in the Davis Cup Final. 
  • He began his 2016 season by playing in the Hopman Cup by pairing up with Heather Watson again.
  • He played his first competitive tournament of 2016 at the Australian Open. 
  • He then played at 2016 Davis Cup defeating Taro Daniel. 
  • He then competed at the first Masters 1000 of the year at the 2016 Indian Wells Masters.
  • He began his clay-court season at the 2016 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters as the 2nd seed. 
  • He regained his number two ranking after he won the 2016 Internazionali BNL d'Italia for his 1st title of the season and 36th overall.
  • He next played at the Rio Olympic Games and became the first player, male or female, to win two gold medals in the tennis singles events by defeating Juan Martín del Potro in the final, which lasted over four hours.
  • The International Tennis Federation recognized him as their men's 2016 ITF men's world champion.
  • He was knighted in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to tennis and charity. 
  • He opened the 2017 season with a loss in the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship to David Goffin.
  • He then reached the final of the Qatar Open but lost. 
  • At the Australian Open, he lost in the fourth round against Mischa Zverev in four sets.
  • He missed the Canadian Open and the Cincinnati Masters due to his hip injury, which led to him losing his No. 1 ranking to Rafael Nadal.
  • His injury then forced him to withdraw from the 2017 US Open.
  • He withdrew from the Brisbane International and Australian Open due to hip injury.
  • He announced on Instagram he had undergone hip surgery on 2018 January 8.
  • He then entered the Washington Open, where he won his first-round match against Mackenzie McDonald in three sets.
  • He withdrew from Great Britain's Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan in Glasgow to continue his rehabilitation from his injury.
  • He entered the Shenzhen Open at a wildcard.
  • He traveled to Brisbane early in order to better prepare for the Brisbane International and won his first-round match against James Duckworth in straight sets.
  • He announced that he could possibly retire from professional tennis due to struggling physically for a "long time" with his hip injury on 11th January 2019. 
  • He entered the singles of the Australian Open, however, lost his opening match against 22nd seed Roberto Bautista Agut.
  • He announced on Instagram that he had undergone hip resurfacing surgery in London on 29th January. 
  • He stated in an interview that he was now free of pain in his hip on 7th March. 
  • He received his knighthood from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, two years after he was awarded the honor on 16th May 2019. 
  • He returned to the professional tennis circuit in June, entering the doubles competition of the Queen's Club Championships. 
  • He entered the gentlemen's doubles and mixed doubles events at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
  • He faced Richard Gasquet in the first round of the 2019 Cincinnati Masters and lost in straight sets. 
  • He opted to play at the 2019 Rafa Nadal Open Banc Sabadell Challenger event, the first time he had competed in the second-tier Challenger Tour since 2005.
  • He defeated 17-year-old Imran Sibille in straight sets in under 43 minutes to record his first singles victory since his hip surgery but lost to Matteo Viola in the third round. 
  • Recently, he beats Tennys Sandgren at Zhuhai Championships.

Personal Life of Andy

  • Andy was born with a bipartite patella, where the kneecap remains as two separate bones instead of fusing together in early childhood. But later it was diagnosed at the age of 16. 
  • He has been seen holding his knee due to the pain caused by the condition and has pulled out of events because of it.

Net Worth of Andy

The net worth of this famous tennis player is estimated to have $85 Million as of 2019. His on-court earning aggregates to $61,199,017. His exact salary is estimated to have $15 Million at present. His source of income is from his tennis career. He bought Cromlix House hotel near Dunblane in 2013 which had since ceased trading, for £1.8 million; the venue re-opened as a 15-room five-star hotel in April 2014. Moreover, he has also signed a five-year-deal worth £30 million with Adidas in 2009. At the end of their contract together Adidas decided not to re-sign with Murray. Later, he began a 4-year partnership with athletic apparel company Under Armour in December 2014 reportedly worth $25 million. As of 2019, he with Castore which he called his last deal before announcing his retirement. 

Marital Status, Wife, Dating, Child

Andy is a married person and he was married to Kim Sears who is the daughter of player-turned-coach Nigel Sears on 11th April 2015. The couple started dating since the year 2005 and later they announced their engagement in November 2014. They married at Dunblane Cathedral in his home town. The couple is living in Oxshott, Surrey at present. The couple is also blessed with their two daughters named Sophia Olivia Murray and Edie Murray. He identifies himself as a feminist. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

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