DAVIS CUP TIES1
Last updated: 24/05/2022
DAVIS CUP TIES 1
Last updated: 24/05/2022
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- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Lives: Surrey
- Trains: London
- Likes: Playing football - was once offered trials with Glasgow Rangers FC - boxing, basketball and regularly attends Miami Heat NBA games
- Family: Mum is Judy Murray, dad William (divorced) is a retail area manager, brother is Jamie Murray. Wife is Kim Sears, daughter of WTA coach Nigel Sears, and they have two daughters: Sophia & Edie and a son Teddy
Began playing aged 3 with mum Judy and brother Jamie on the courts of Dunblane Sports Club. Almost kicked off a career in football, training with Glasgow Rangers (despite now being a Hibs supporter); In his development years received support by the LTA and Tennis Scotland.
Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year 2013, 2013 GQ Magazine’s Man of the Year, made OBE in 2013, 2014 Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award, BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2004 and BBC Sports Personality in 2013, 2015 and 2016 – only person to win three times.
Recently named an NHS ambassador for their 70th birthday campaign. Headlined Rally For Cancer at the Queen’s Club in June 2013 in support of the Royal Marsden at which Ross Hutchins was treated. Global Ambassador for UNICEF, United for Wildlife, Malaria No More, WWF.
Started the season by reaching his 69th career ATP final at the Sydney Tennis Classic. He beat Nikoloz Basilashvili, David Goffin and Reilly Opelka en route to the final, where he lost to top seed Aslan Karatsev 6-3, 6-3.
Murray then beat Basilashvili again in an epic five-set match at the Australian Open before losing out in the second round to Taro Daniel.
Murray bounced back with a win over Alexander Bublik in Rotterdam but was beaten by eventual champion Felix Auger-Aliassime in the second round.
The former World No.1 claimed his 700th career win in the first round at Indian Wells with a stunning comeback against Taro Daniel – winning 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 in two hours.
Murray had a warm welcoming in Miami after a strong first round, beating Top 50 player, Federico Delbonis 7-6(4), 6-1, but his campaign sadly came to a halt after losing to world No.2 Daniil Medvedev in the second round.
Murray returned to the clay in style, comfortably defeating Dominic Thiem at the Madrid Open before knocking out Canadian, and top 20 player, Denis Shapovalov 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. Murray subsequently was forced to pull out of his third-round clash with Novak Djokovic due to illness.
After missing the Australian Open due to contracting Covid-19, started his season on the Challenger Tour and reached the final at the Biella Challenger tournament in Italy. Was beaten in the first round of the Open Sud de France by Egor Gerasimov in his first ATP Tour-level match of the year.
The following month beat home favourite Robin Hasse in the opening round of the AMRO World Tennis Tournament before losing in straight sets to then World No.8 Andrey Rublev in his secon ATP
Returned to action after three months at The Queen's Club - where he is a five-time champion. Won his first round match against France's Benoit Paire before losing to eventual champion Matteo Berrettini in round two. He then went on to Wimbledon, where he defeated 24th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili and Oscar Otte before losing to eventual semi-finalist Denis Shapovalov.
In July, he and Joe Salisbury reached the quarter-finals of the men's doubles at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and in August Murray returned to action on the ATP Tour - winning matches in both Cincinnati and North Carolina.
Was targeting a Miami Open return following injury before the Covid-19 suspension, finally returning to the singles court for the Battle of the Brits at the end of June. Returned to the ATP Tour in Cincinnati and upset World No.7 Alexander Zverev for his highest-ranked win since the 2016 ATP Finals en route to reaching the third round. Recovered from two sets down to win his opening match at the US Open against Yoshihito Nishioka in a five-set thriller but exited the competition in round two. Was beaten in the first round at Roland Garros by Stan Wawrinka.
Following a second surgery after the Australian Open, made an inspired comeback five months later by winning the doubles title at Queen’s alongside Feliciano Lopez. Played mixed at Wimbledon with Serena Williams and returned to singles in Cincinnati and won his first tour-level singles match in late September; four weeks later, playing his 4th consecutive event won his 46th singles title in Antwerp with a dramatic win over Stan Wawrinka to become lowest ranked ATP champion of the year at 243; injured his pelvis during tiebreak final set win over Greikspoor in his opening match of the Davis Cup Finals.
Murray endured a difficult return to fitness in 2018 after undergoing hip surgery and returning at the Fever-Tree Championships, where he lost in three sets to Nick Kyrgios in R1. He played at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne, where he beat Wawrinka handily before falling to Edmund in the next round; went 6-4 rest of the season reaching QF of Washington & Shenzhen.
Murray has been the youngest Briton to take part in the Davis Cup, a Davis Cup winner in 2015, the first British male to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles since Fred Perry (in 2013 & again 2016); broke a 76-year GB men’s Grand Slam singles drought by winning the 2012 US Open winning over Djokovic in five sets; Two-time singles Olympic gold medallist (in 2012 and 16); A five-time runner-up at the Australian Open and once a runner up at Roland Garros; Also recipient of a Knighthood for his services to tennis and charity. He became World No.1 for the first time on November 14, 2016, following victory over Djokovic in the year-end ATP World Tour Finals in London – a position he held continuously until after losing in the QF of 2017 Wimbledon on an injured hip – this was his last match of the season.
Trained at Stirling University, now on the LTA’s two National Academies before re-locating to Barcelona from 15-17; In 2006, the LTA provided Andy with Brad Gilbert as his travelling coach for 17 months during which he broke into the world’s Top 10 for the first time.
What has Andy Murray won?
Murray's won 46 singles titles, including three Grand Slams, 14 Masters 1000 series, two Olympic Gold Medals, and a title at the ATP Finals.
How many times has Andy Murray won Wimbledon?
Murray's won Wimbledon twice, once in 2013 and once in 2016. In 2013 he famously beat then world number one Novak Djokovic in three sets, becoming the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win Wimbleon. He beat Canada's Milos Raonic in the 2016 men's final to claim a second Wimbledon title.
*ATP Challenger and ITF titles have been combined in the overall ITF titles on this page
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