On Friday, Andy Murray shocked the tennis world by announcing that he was retiring after Wimbledon. The Scot had been struggling with injury for a long time and felt that it was the right time to retire. To commemorate his nearly 15-year career in the sport, we look at some of his best career statistics.
The British number 1 is a three-time Grand Slam champion with 2 Wimbledon crowns and 1 US Open title. He held the World No. 1 spot for 41 weeks in the 2016-2017 season as well as ended the year as number 1.
Andy Murray clinched the Davis Cup for Great Britain back in 2015. He was also the ATP Finals champion in 2016. The Briton is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist and stands alone in men’s singles and silver in mixed doubles in 2012.
Murray has amassed 14 ATP Masters 1000 titles and 45 ATP titles. He lies 14th on the all-time list of ATP winners. The former World number 1 also boasts of a career win rate of 77.7% and is 8th all time list.
He even has 101 Top 10 wins and is 10th in the all time standings. Murray has won an ATP title for 12 consecutive seasons from 2006 till 2017.
|Surface||Outdoor Hard||Indoor Hard||Grass||Clay|
|Titles won||20 (7th all-time)||14 (3rd all-time)||8 (4th all time)||3|
|Grand Slams win%||79.5% (11th all-time)||NA||85% (5th all-time)||79.5% (10th all-time)|
|Masters win%||76% (11th all-time)||74%||NA||63.30%|
|Overall win%||79% (10th all-time)||77.6% (9th all-time)||83.6% (4th all-time)||69.50%|
Grand Slam achievements
In terms of Grand Slam achievements, he is one of 10 men to have made the finals of all 4 Grand Slams. He has made an appearance in 11 Grand Slam finals and is 9th in the all time. When it comes to semifinals, he has reach 21 of them and stands 8th in the all time list. Andy Murray has made it into 30 Grand Slam quarter finals, where he is 7th in the all time standings. The 31-year old has triumphed in a 189 Grand Slam matches and is 8th in the all time list with a win rate of 81%
He has made it into 3 consecutive Grand Slam finals in 2016, 5 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals in 2011-2012 and 18 consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals from 2011-2015. However, he did skip the 2013 French Open at Roland Garros. He has staked his claim on 57 match wins at Wimbledon and is 7th on the list.
Masters 1000 achievements
Murray has won 7 different Masters and has reached the finals of Indian Wells and the semifinal at Monte-Carlo. His record was only bettered by Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Lendl. He has won 14 Masters titles, 21 Masters finals and 33 Masters Semifinals. In addition to that, he has 212 match wins and 12 Hard Court masters titles.
ATP Rankings achievements
Murray has spent 41 weeks at No. 1, 120 weeks in the Top 2, 226 weeks in the Top 3, 407 weeks at No. 4 and 429 weeks in the Top 5. In fact, he holds the record for the most weeks at ATP No. 4. He is also 1 of only 4 players, the others being Federer, Nadal and Djokovic, to have been No.1 or No.2 since 2005. The Scot has remained as the year end Top 4 player consecutively from 2008-2012 along with the rest of the Big 4.
Murray has defeated defeated Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic more than 10 times. He has also claimed victory over Rafael Nadal twice on clay. His rivalry with Djokovic is the 5th most prolific in the Open Era. He has had 7 Grand Slam final meetings with Djokovic, the 2nd most in the Open Era behind Federer-Nadal and tied with Nadal-Djokovic. He also registered 29 victories against Federer/Nadal/Djokovic.
Murray is the first British man to win a Grand Slam in 76 years and the only one in Open Era. He is also the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years.The Scot also boasts of being the only player besides Agassi to have won a Grand Slam, World Tour Finals title, and Olympic gold medal and Masters 1000 singles titles. He is also the only player to have won a Grand Slam, World Tour Finals, Olympic gold and Masters 1000 singles titles in the same year (2016).
Murray is also the only player to defeat Federer in a grass court final, Nadal in a clay court final and Djokovic in a hard court final.