Andy Murray: A Tennis Born Player

We all know that, Coming events cast their shadows long before. Andy Murray proves this line. Generally, at the age in which we learn to walk properly, Murray started playing tennis at that age. We are talking about the Great Britain’s tennis star, Andy Murray.

Andy Murray was born on 15 May 1987 in Glasgow. His father’s name was Judy Murray, and the mother’s name was William Murray. His father was a manager, and mother was a Housewife. Murray was fond of boxing, football, tennis since childhood. Murray had started playing tennis , since he was 3 years old.

Murray was born a Bipartite Patella, where the knee-cap remains as two separate bones instead of fusing together in childhood, but was not diagnosed until the age of 16.

In 2004, Murray won the Junior US Open title and selected for the David Cup World Group Play-off. After this, Murray began playing professionalism in 2005, his initial rank was 407. Murray played his first Wimbledon Quarter Final in 2008, where he defeated Rafael Nadal. Murray did his debut for the Davis Cup in 2005, at the age of 17. Since 2005, Murray has been representing Great Britain in the Davis Cup till date. Murray made first Olympic debut in Beijing in 2008, but unfortunately he was out in the first round. Murray played his full men’s singles match with roof closed at Wimbledon on June 29, 2009 vs Wawarinka.

In the 2012 London Olympics, Murray won gold by defeating Roger Federer in the final of the men’s singles event, he also won Silver Medal for Great Britain in the mixed doubles at the Olympics. In 2016, at the Rio Olympics, he won gold medal in the men’s singles, Retained the title of his Olympic champion.

In 2016, Murray won the title by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in ATP World Tour FINALS. He has also been at the top of the ATP WORLD TOUR RANKING from 2016 to August 2017 – He is currently a member of the ATP player council. Murray has also won the BBC Sports Personality Award in the year 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Some of the main rivals of Murray are:

Murray faced Federer  25 times in court, in which Federer is leading with 14-11. Murray won gold by defeating Federer in the finals of the 2012 London Olympics.
Murray faced Djokovic 36 times in court, in which Djokovic is leading with 25-11, Murray defeated Djokovic in the semi-finals of the 2012 London Olympics.
Murray faced Nadal 24 times in court, in which Nadal is ahead with 17-7. Murray defeated Nadal in the semifinals of the Madrid Open in 2016.
Murray and Wawrinka have faced 18 times so far, where Murray is leading with 10-8: Murray has defeated Wawrinka in the final at 2008 Canadian Open and at the 2011 Shanghai Open.

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