2014 IN REVIEW
competed at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship 26th- 28th December Andy
moved on to the first Grand Slam of the year, but the three-time Australian
Open finalist (2010-11, 13) lost to No. 6 Roger Federer in the Quarter Finals.
on to help Great Britain win a Davis Cup World Group tie for the first time
since 1986, with Young and Querrey victories in 3-1 win over USA.
the Roland Garros Semi Fimals for the second time (also 2011) this year, losing
to Nadal in straight sets
reigning 2013 Wimbledon Champion, Andy failed to retain the title in July when
he fell to world number 13 Dimitriov in the Qauter Finals.
Full name Andrew Murray, his mother, Judy, is a former Scottish national coach and his father, William, is a Retail Area Manager. He has one older brother, Jamie, who also plays on the ATP circuit. Andy grew up playing soccer and tennis and was once offered the chance to play with the Glasgow Rangers soccer team. When he was 15 he moved to Barcelona to further his tennis training. He won the 2003 Canadian Open junior title and finished with a junior ranking of No. 6 that year. He won the US Open junior title in 2004 and advanced to the junior doubles semi-finals, with his brother Jamie, in the same year. Murray finished the 2004 season as the No. 10 ranked junior in the world. He was a semi-finalist at the 2005 French Open junior.
His favorite surface is hard court and he considers his serve the best part of his game. Murray was awarded the 2004 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award and was twice named the LTA’s Young Player of the Year.
Murray is a big fan on the TV comedy show ‘Entourage’ and his favorite musician is 50 Cent. He has two dogs, Maggie May and Rusty, who shot to fame after Murray posted a picture of them wearing his London 2012 Olympic Gold and Silver medals on Twitter.