Andy Murray Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

16th June 2015

Fact: One Direction star Liam Payne has appeared in a comedy sketch with Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray for United Nations' Children's Fund (UNICEF). Payne plays a member of the UNICEF tennis team alongside comedian Jack Whitehall and British broadcaster Clare Balding. They are coached by Murray, but plot to fire him from the job because he is too tough.

7th February 2015

Fact: British tennis star Andy Murray is to marry his fiancee, Kim Sears, on 11 April (15) at the hotel he owns in Scotland.

30th December 2014

Fact: Andy Murray's father Will has followed in the tennis star's footsteps and popped the question to his girlfriend of 10 years, Sam, on Christmas Eve (24Dec14). The news comes nearly a month after the Wimbledon champion became engaged to his longtime girlfriend Kim Sears in November (14).

24th September 2014

Quote: "The way it was worded, the way I sent it, is not really in my character." Tennis ace Andy Murray regrets tweeting his support for Scottish independence ahead of a referendum in his native country last week (end19Sep14). Scots rejected a move away from the U.K. with a 55 per cent majority.

24th April 2014

Quote: "I'm going to keep this very short because there's a good chance I'll get emotional... I'd like to thank all my family and friends and girlfriend for coming to support me... I think everyone knows I'm extremely proud of where I come from. To get this honour means a lot to me so thanks to everyone for coming along, and I apologise for this (emotional) behaviour." British tennis ace Andy Murray was close to tears as he was awarded the freedom of the city of Stirling, Scotland on Wednesday (23Apr14).

16th December 2013

Fact: Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray has landed Britain's Sports Personality of the Year award. The sportsman, who won the coveted Wimbledon title in the summer (13), was named the recipient of the honour at a glitzy ceremony in London on Sunday night (15Dec13). He accepted his prize via video link from Florida.

26th February 2013

Fact: British tennis star Andy Murray has bought himself a hotel. The sportsman plans to renovate and reopen the 15-room establishment, which is close to his hometown of Dunblane in Scotland.

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