Tennis player Andy Murray, born in Glasgow, Scotland on May 15, 1987, became a professional in 2005. In 2012, he won a gold medal at the London Olympics and won his first Grand Slam title with an outstanding run at the US Open. In 2013, Murray overtook the field at Wimbledon and became since 1936, the first British men’s individual champion of the tournament. In 2016, he won both his second Wimbledon title and the second Olympic gold medal.
|Real Name||Andrew Barron Murray|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 191 cm
in metres- 1.91 m
in feet- 6′ 2″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 84 kg (in 2014)
in Pounds- 184 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 30 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
|International Debut||ITF Great Britain Futures 2003|
|Nature on field||Cool|
|Favourite Shot||Cross court slice|
|Achievements (main ones)||• Andy Murray is a 3 time Grand Slam champion having 2 Wimbledon and 1 US Open title under his belt.
• Andy Murray has won 592 games in his career while losing 171.
• He achieved the highest ranking of world No. 1 in August 2009.
• He is currently ranked at world No.2 (2016).
|Career Turning Point||2012 US Open final where he defeated Novak Djokovic in 5 sets.|
|Date of Birth||15 May 1987|
|Age (as in 2016)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– William Murray
Mother– Judy Murray
Brother– Jamie Murray
|Ethnicity||Scottish & English|
|Hobbies||Karting, Boxing, Football|
|Favourite Tennis player||Fabrice Santoro|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Cars Collection||Ferrari F430, Aston Martin DB9|
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
Interesting Facts About Andy Murray
- Smokes Andy Murray: No.
- Does Andy Murray drink alcohol? Yes
- Andy Murray and his brother Jamie Murray were present at the school when the notorious massacre at the Dunblane School took place in 1996.
- At the age of 12 he won the junior tournament “Orange Bowl”. He defeated Tomas Piskacek from the Czech Republic 6: 4 and 6: 1.
- When he was 15 years old, he declined an offer to train with the “Ranger Football Club” to focus on his tennis career.
- He was born with a broken kneecap, which is also referred to as a two-part “patella”. The defect was only diagnosed at the age of 16.
- Murray is the youngest British player ever to play in the Davis Cup at the age of 17.
- Murray was named “BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year” in 2004, becoming the only non-English recipient of the award.
- Murray’s exceptional performance in 2005 catapulted him from # 407 to # 64 in the world and was named Scotland’s Sports Personality of the Year in 2005 for his performance.
- Murray ended the year 2008 with the world ranking 4 and qualified for the first time for the “Masters Cup”. He lost to Davydenko in the semifinals with 5: 7, 2: 6.
- At the 2009 Wimbledon issue, Murray was part of the story. He beat Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets after 3 hours and 56 minutes in a quarterfinal match that was completely under a retractable roof.
- Murray’s victory over Marcos Baghdatis in Wimbledon’s 2012 edition is a record to play late into the evening. The match ended at 23:02 BST.
- Murray won the gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, defeating Federer in the final and becoming the first British man to win a tennis gold in the individual since 1908.
- For his services to tennis, he was awarded the honorary doctorate “Freedom of Sterling” by the University of Sterling.