Andrew Murray was born on May 15, 1987 in Dunblane, Scotland. He is a tennis player who won the BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2005.
Biography and Career :
He attended the Dunblane Primary School and then the Dunblane High School. Between 1998 and 2000 he played at the junior tennis team at the Next Generation club in Newhaven, Edinburgh. In 2001 he went to the Schiller International School in Barcelona, Spain. There he played tennis at the Sanchez-Casal Academy. Three years later the title at the Junior US Open came and BBC offered him the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
He didn't win any Grand Slam titles. He played into the fourth round at the US Open, losing to Nikolay Davydenko, at Wimbledon in 2006, where he lost to Marcos Baghdatis and
at the Australian Open in 2007, where his opponent was Rafael Nadal. In 2006 he played at the Roland Garros and he was eliminated in the first round.
Until now (2007) he has won two titles, both at San Jose in the United States, tournaments won in 2006 and 2007. His first final was played against Lleyton Hewitt and the second against Ivo Karlovic. He managed to play finals at Bangkok, Washington and Doha, with players like Roger Federer, Arnaud Clement and Ivan Ljubieie beat him. During his career he didn't win a doubles title yet, but played the final at Bangkok. His partner was Jamie Murray and they lost to Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram from Israel with the score 2-6 6-2 4-10.
2007 was a year with many tournaments, but unfortunately, after the Hamburg Masters he had a wrist injury and couldn't participate at the French Open. He also missed the Wimbledon. Let's hope that troubles will pass away and he will come back on court.
- Height: 190 cm
- Weight: 79 kg
- She plays: right-handed
- She turned pro in 2005
Career Review :
- Singles Record: 78 - 42
- Singles Titles: 2
- Doubles Record: 13 - 20
- Doubles Titles: 0
- Prize Money: $1,457,836
- Career High ATP Ranking - Singles: 8 (18-Jun-2007).
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