Facts of Andy Murray Biography
|Full Name||Andy Murray|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches(1.92m)|
|Married||April 11, 2014|
Who is Andy Murray?
Andy Murray is a professional Scottish born Tennis player from English. Although he was born in Scotland, he plays under English Tennis squad. Currently, he is ranked No. 1 in men's singles.
Besides, he has won numerous tournaments such as Wimbledon Championships, ATP World Tour, and Davis Cup. Murray is two times Olympic finalist from the UK. Murray is one of the main tennis players to win Wimbledon twice in England since 1935.
Andy Murray's Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Andy Murray was born as Sir Andrew Barron Murray on 15th May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland.
He is of Scottish Nationality and belongs to White (caucasian) ethnicity. Besides, he was born to William Murray (Father) and mother Judy Murray. His parents divorced when he was just 10 years of age. However, Andy grew along with his siblings Jamie Murray.
He studied at Dunblane Primary School and later attended Dunblane High School for his higher education. Murray later enrolled himself at Schiller International School, Barcelona, Spain.
Growing up, he was not only good at tennis but was very good at football. He was offered to play in Rangers Football Club just at 15 but he refused and concentrated in tennis. He had a keen interest in becoming a successful Tennish player from his early days.
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Andy Murray's Professional Life, Total assets, Net Worth, and Awards
Andy Murray began his career in 2005 and he was initially ranked World's No. 407 but soon after his debut, he had to take 3 months off because he hurt his back while he was playing in South America. At Thailand Open, Murray won his first ATP final against Roger Federer world no. 1.
In 2005, when Murray got the opportunity to captain his country, he was doubling and beat England with his brother, Jamie Murray and in the very game, Scotland defeated England 4½ – 2½. Soon after he was named 64th sports personality of the Year by BBC Scotland.
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After the Miami Masters, Andy Murray became the world's No. 10, reaching the half finals. When he earned Olympic Gold in 2012 and beat tennis superstar Roger Federer he was one of the most talked tennis stars of 2012. In addition, in 2012 US Open Finals, he thrashed Novak Djokovic. Later, in the 2013's Wimbledon Finale, he again beat Djokovic in Wimbledon.
Later on, in Australia open (2015, 2016) and France Open 2016, he lost to his former opponent Djokovic. At the 2016 Rio Olympic, Murray continued his winning stake.
He is one of the world's most known tennis stars and shares fame with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafal Nadal. Being a professional player, he has received several awarded such as the BBC Young player of the Year prize just at the age of 14. In 2013, 2015 and 2016, he also received the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Andy Murray Net Worth And Salary
Andy Murray earns the extraordinary amount of income from his professional career as a Tennis player. His net worth as of 2019 is well around $85 million likewise he has an annual earning of about $15 million. He is also ranked as 50th best tennis doubles player.
Andy Murray's Controversy And Rumors
There aren't any frantic rumors on Andy's professional as well as personal life as of now. However, he was once criticized by his former coach Amelie Mauresmo for being aggressive while playing Tennis.
His former coach said
“Andy is complex. On the court, he can be the opposite of what he is in life. It can be confusing”
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Andy Murray's Body Measurement
Murray has an ideal look with a height of 6 ft 3 inches and weighs around 143 Lbs/ 65 kg. He looks so dashing with his 40-inch chest and fit arms. He has light darker hair and appealing hazel eyes. His shoe measures 12.5 in the US.Updated On Sun Oct 07 2018 Published On Sun Oct 07 2018 By Cristiano