Currently ranked no 156 in men's singles Sir Andrew Barron Murray is a British professional tennis player, hailing from Scotland. Murray began playing tennis at the age of three. It was his mother Judy who introduced him to tennis and took him to play at the local courts. Little Murray at the age of 5 played his first competitive tournament and by the time he reached his 8th year he was already competing with the adults in the Central District Tennis League. A three time Grand slam winner, Murray represents Great Britain in his sporting activities. Not just this Murray is a two time Olympic champion, Davis Cup Champion and also went to win the ATP 2016 World Tours Final.
Interestingly Murray was the first British Player since the year 1977 and the first British man since 1936 to win a Grand Slam Singles tournament. He also happens to be the first British man since Fred Perry to win more than one Wimbledon singles.
However, he had to face some setbacks too. In July 2017 he lost the Wimbledon finals to Sam Querrey. He also missed the rest of the 2017 season which made him lose his number one ranking. He had to pull out of Australian open and undergo a hip surgery which further made him withdraw from Wimbledon.
Murray however, has conveyed that he is going to changes to his schedule in order to ‘return to the top of the game’.
By: Madhuchanda Saxena