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Andy Murray Biography & Latest News

Andy Murray Biography

Andrew "Andy" Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player, ranked World No. 3 and currently the British No. 1. At the 2012 US Open, he became the first British player since 1977, and the first British man since 1936, to win a Grand Slam singles tournament, when he defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets. He embarked on his professional tennis career as the youngest Briton ever to play in the Davis Cup. He was named the 2005 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year. In 2006, Murray won his first ATP title, the SAP Open, defeating World No. 11 Lleyton Hewitt in the final. Murray then won a Davis Cup rubber (but lost in doubles), was a finalist at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, and then reached his first Masters Series semifinal in Toronto at the Rogers Cup. The next year, he successfully defended his San Jose title, defeating Ivo Karlović in the final. Before the clay season Murray defeated Raemon Sluiter in the Davis Cup to help Britain win the tie. Murray opened the 2009 season with a successful defence of his title at the Qatar Open in Doha, defeating Andy Roddick in straight sets. He won another Masters title in Miami over Novak Djokovic. At the Valencia Open 500 in 2010, Murray partnered his brother Jamie Murray to the final, where they defeated Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi. At the 2012 London Olympics, Murray defeated Roger Federer in straight sets to win the gold medal in men's singles, becoming the first British champion in over 100 years. He also won a silver medal in mixed doubles.

Andy Murray Latest News & Articles

Davis Cup 2016: Juan Martin del Potro edges Andy Murray in an epic match

Del Potro avenged his Rio Olympic final defeat in just over a month.

A month after Rio, tennis world blessed with another Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro clash

The Davis Cup World Group semi-finals get off to a blockbuster start.

10 best moments from the 2016 US Open

Flushing Meadows witnessed several monumental records and also scintillating tennis. We pick out some of the best moments...

A recap of the last five US Open men's singles finals

The last five men's singles finals at the US Open have produced memorable tennis.

US Open 2016: Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win men’s doubles title

Jamie now equals younger brother Andy's record of three Slam titles.

US Open diary: Murray brings everyone's spirits down, but then Del Potro lifts them right up

Both Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro lost in the US Open quarters, but the manner of their exits couldn't have been more contrasting.

US Open 2016: Juan Martin del Potro in tears after great gesture by Argentine fans

Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open in 2009.
Wawrinka grounds del Potro to enter US Open semis

Where did it go wrong for Andy Murray at the US Open 2016?

Andy Murray lost in the quarter-finals of the US Open to Kei Nishikori in an epic five-set battle.

US Open 2016: Quarter-finals, Day 2 preview - Murray, Serena star in the action

A preview of all the action from Flushing Meadows tonight.

Marin Cilic: A sure-shot contender for the US Open title!

Why the big-serving Cilic is a favourite to repeat his 2014 heroics at Flushing Meadows

US Open 2016: The Rankings Flux and its ensuing possibilities at the last Slam of the season

The ATP and WTA rankings are set to be transformed completely as the US Open goes on.

US Open 2016 Tennis Schedule & Draws: Dates, Timings in IST & Live Streaming Info

Who are Serena and Djokovic facing in round 1 of the US Open?

US Open 2016 Draws out - Serena Williams has tough first round, Djokovic hints at struggle with form

All the news from the US Open men's and women's draws.

US Open 2016: Top 5 favourites to win the Men's Singles title

With only five days to go before the US Open commences, let's take a look at some of the title contenders for the men's singles tournament
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