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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

Journeyman, Choker, Best in the World: The Saga of Andy Murray

Andy Murray's rise to the top in the era of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic is a modern day Everyman tale.

Boris Becker ends partnership with Djokovic, has advice for Andy Murray

Former World No.1 Becker said he was "not sure" if he would be on the player's team next year.

A fan's tribute to World No. 1, Andy Murray

Andy Murray finally gets out from under the heavy shadow cast by Rafa, Roger, and Novak to emerge as World Number One

Andy Murray calls for return of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

The Scot recently retained the World No. 1 title after his win at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Novak Djokovic praises Andy Murray following ATP World Tour Finals defeat

Djokovic and Murray have both said the two are close friends off the court.

The Murray-Djokovic role reversal: 2016's final battle showed us how one match can change everything

Murray and Djokovic have gone in opposite directions since Roland Garros, and the last match of 2016 was a perfect representation of that.

Who said what: Tennis, Hollywood and more react to Andy Murray's historic ATP Tour Finals win

Roger Federer and JK Rowling almost immediately took to Twitter to congratulate Murray.

Andy Murray wins ATP World Tour Finals 2016, finishes as year-end World No. 1

Murray is the first ever British year-end World No. 1 in singles.

Does Andy Murray's lack of top 5 wins make his No. 1 title less credible?

Murray's win over Kei Nishikori was the first time in 6 months he beat a top-5 player.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray scheduled to play each other at Match for Africa in 2017 The pair will play the Match for Africa 3 for charity in Zurich.

2016 Mubadala Championship: Rafael Nadal to begin his new season against Tomas Berdych

Nadal wrapped up his 2016 season early after a bone edema flared up on his left wrist.

7 signs from Murray's early years that proved he was a future No. 1: A career in pictures

Murray showed signs of a big future to come even as a young under-12 player.

ATP World Tour Finals 2016: The ranking carousel, talented debutants and major absentees

This year's World Tour Finals have seen two key figures missing in Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
ATP World Tour Finals: Djokovic survives Thiem scare

2016 ATP World Tour Finals: 5 matches to look forward to

With the ATP World Tour Finals beginning today, let's take a look at five matches to look forward to
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