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Who is Andy Murray?

Sir Andrew Barron Murray OBE OLY (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland. He was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 41 weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 in 2016.

He has won three Grand Slam singles titles, two at Wimbledon (2013 and 2016) and one at the US Open (2012), and has reached eleven major finals.

Murray was ranked in the top 10 for all but one month from July 2008 through October 2017 and finished no lower than No. 4 in eight of the nine year-end rankings during that span. Murray has won 46 ATP singles titles, including 14 ATP Masters 1000 events.

Two-time Wimbledon champ Andy Murray loses to Isner in 2nd round

The recurring cries of “Come on, Andy!” at Centre Court meandered somewhere along the continuum from pushing to pleading as two-time champion Andy Murray’s shortest stay at Wimbledon came to a close.

Unable to overcome big John Isner’s big serves, the way he always has in the past, the revered Murray lost in the second round to the 20th-seeded American 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Wednesday night at the All England Club, capping a disappointing afternoon and evening in the grass-court Grand Slam tournament’s main stadium for the locals.

Prior to Murray vs. Isner, the host country’s other leading player, reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu, was eliminated by Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-3.

Asked whether he plans to be back a year from now, the 35-year-old Murray replied: “It depends on how I am physically. If physically I feel good, we’ll try to keep playing. But it’s extremely difficult, with the problems I’ve had with my body the last few years, to make predictions.”

Murray needed multiple operations on his hip and now has an artificial joint. He also recently dealt with an abdominal issue that hampered his preparations last week.

In addition to becoming Britain’s first men’s singles title winner in 77 years at Wimbledon when he claimed the trophy in 2013 — and adding another in 2016 — Murray always had managed to make it to at least the third round in his 13 prior appearances. He lost that early twice, in his 2005 debut and in 2021.

Andy Murray Biography, Wiki

Andy Murray, in full Sir Andrew Barron Murray, (born May 15, 1987, Glasgow, Scotland), Scottish tennis player who was one of the sport’s premier players during the 2010s, winning three Grand Slam titles and two men’s singles Olympic gold medals.

Though clearly blessed with an unusual talent from an early age—with speed, power, and a light touch—Murray often battled himself as much as his opponent on court.

His childhood was scarred by tragedy in 1996 when a gunman shot 17 people at Dunblane (Scotland) Primary School, where he was a pupil. (Murray survived the massacre by hiding in a classroom and thereafter rarely talked about it.)

Guided by his mother, a professional tennis coach, he left Scotland as a teenager to further his tennis education in Spain, where he learned to play on clay and to fend for himself.

Murray won his first significant title, the junior U.S. Open, in 2004, but his route to the top, like many of his matches, was not straightforward. Having cracked the top 10 in the world in April 2007 and the top 4 two years later, he could not break the stranglehold on the Grand Slam titles exerted by the “Big Three” players of the time—Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.

Murray lost four Grand Slam finals between 2008 and 2012, often badly and sometimes ungraciously. At the start of 2012, he tapped former Czech star Ivan Lendl, an eight-time Grand Slam champion, to serve as his coach, and the partnership proved fruitful for Murray. The inscrutable Lendl, who had also lost his first four Grand Slam finals, taught Murray better self-control and self-reliance.

Andy Murray Biography Wikipedia
Andy Murray
Full nameAndrew Barron Murray
Country (sports) Great Britain
ResidenceOxshott, Surrey, England
Born15 May 1987 (age 35)
Glasgow, Scotland
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Turned pro2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachIvan Lendl (2012–14, 2016–17, 2022–)
Prize moneyUS$62,779,579
*  4th all-time leader in earnings

Andy Murray Career

Murray made his professional debut in April 2005 at rank 407, and by year-end he ranked 64. In 2006, he won the ‘Cincinnati Master’s Tournament’ by beating top ranker Roger Federer. In the same year, he defeated Andy Roddick to earn first ATP title by winning ‘SAP Open.’

In 2007 he won a second ‘SAP Open’ as well as ‘St. Petersburg Open’ and made it to the ‘Top 10.’ He defeated the Spanish champion Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of 2008 ‘US Open,’ but lost the finals to Federer.His rise to the top was not smooth or straightforward.

In April 2007 he reached the ‘Top 10’ and then ‘Top 4’ in 2009. But he faced difficulties against the top 3 of that time – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novok Djokovic. Between 2008 and 2012, he lost 4 Grand Slam finals. He reached the 2012 ‘Wimbledon’ finals but lost to Federer, for whom it was his 7th ‘Wimbledon’ win.

In 2012, Murray appointed 8 times ‘Grand Slam’ champion Ivan Lendl as his coach and their teamwork brought some positive outcomes. Though Murray lost bitterly to Roger Federer in 2012 ‘Wimbledon’ finals, he finally defeated Federer in August 2012 at ‘London Olympic Games’ to claim the ‘Men’s Singles Gold Medal.’

Later in the same year, he won his first ‘Grand Slam’ title after beating the Serbian player Novak Djokovic in a tough battle at the ‘US Open.’In 2013 he lost the ‘Australian Open’ to Djokovic. In July 2013, Murray became the first British in 77 years (after Fred Perry in 1936) to win ‘Men’s Singles Title’ at ‘Wimbledon’ by defeating Novak Djokovic.

Murray was the second Scottish-born to win ‘Wimbledon’ since Harold Mahony in 1896.Murray lost the 2013 ‘US Open’ quarterfinals, and in September 2013, after the ‘Davis Cup’ he decided to go through surgery for his recurrent back problem. It reflected on his tennis performance during 2014, which remained uneven.In March 2015, he recorded his 500th career victory at ‘Miami Open.’

He reached his 4th ‘Australian Open’ finals but couldn’t win the title. He lost the 2015 ‘French Open’ to Djokovic, then made it to the ‘Wimbledon’ semifinals, but was beaten by Federer. He couldn’t make it to the ‘US Open’ finals, and thus didn’t claim any major title in 2015.

In June 2014, he replaced Ivan Lendl with Amélie Mauresmo, a winner of two ‘Grand Slam Tournaments,’ as his coach. He is one of the few top men players who has hired a female coach. In February 2016, he appointed Jamie Delgado as his assistant coach. Murray lost the 2016 ‘Australian Open’ to Djokovic, but defeated him in the ‘Italian Open’ in May.

The same year, he reached the ‘French Open’ semifinals (first British player to reach the ‘French Open’ finals since 1937), but lost to Djokovic.In June 2016, Ivan Lendl agreed to return as his coach. Murray claimed his second ‘Wimbledon Men’s Singles’ title by defeating Milos Raonic in straight sets in July 2016.

He won his second ‘Olympic Gold Medal’ by beating Juan Martin del Potro in men’s singles tournament at ‘Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games’ in August 2016. He is the first male player to successfully defend his ‘Olympic Tennis Singles’

He was troubled with, first an elbow injury and then a hip injury during 2017. He had to withdraw from major events such as 2017 ‘US Open’ and in 2018 he withdrew from the ‘Brisbane International’ and ‘Australian Open.’ In early January 2018, he underwent hip surgery at Melbourne, Australia.

He hoped to return to the game by March, but in an interview (with the ‘Washington Post’) in April 2018, he hinted he was struggling on his return. So it appears that he could miss the 2018 ‘Wimbledon.’

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Who is Andy Murray?

Sir Andrew Barron Murray OBE OLY (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland. He was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 41 weeks and finished as the year-end No. 1 in 2016.

How old is Andy Murray?

Andy Murray is currently 34 years old.

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Two-time Wimbledon champ Andy Murray loses to Isner in 2nd round.

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