Scottish tennis star Andy Murray is widely regarded as the unofficial fourth member of the Big Four. While the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have amassed relatively more accolades, the Briton is an excellent player in his own right. After his hip surgery, he made a winning return to the doubles domain of tennis at Queens’ where he partnered Feliciano Lopez.
In terms of performance, while he may not be as decorated as the rest of the Big Four, Murray’s stats are still impressive. The British star has claimed three Grand Slam titles and 43 ATP titles. He has also bagged two Olympic gold medals and an Olympic silver.
Coming back to his Grand Slam wins, he won the 2012 US Open. Murray also clinched two Wimbledon Championships in 2013 and 2016. He also became the World No.1 in November 2016.
Murray was experiencing excruciating pain for many years. He revealed that he struggled to even put on his socks and walk the dogs. Consequently, he decided to undergo arthroscopic hip surgery in January 2019. However, it was difficult for him to make a comeback on the professional tour. Consequently, he announced during the Australian Open 2019 that he will retire later that year.
Nevertheless, Murray came back on the ATP Tour from the verge of retirement. He recently made it to the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Open, earning widespread plaudits. Andy is all set to participate in the US Open 2020.
It isn’t surprising to learn that he has a staggering net worth of $165 million. His on-court earnings aggregate to $61 million
Murray has inked numerous endorsement deals with Standard Life, Head, and Rado. In 2016, he penned a deal with British car manufacturing giant Jaguar. In 2019, he signed with Castore and also uses their apparel. He uses Under Armour shoes on the court.
The Scot has pledged his support to charities like Comic Relief, Make-A-Wish Foundation, (RED), Sport Relief, UNICEF, and others. Comic Relief aids homeless and needy people in especially in terms of disaster relief.
Make-A-Wish Foundation helps children with terminal illnesses fulfill any dream of theirs. (RED) helps out by donating money to African people affected by HIV/AIDS.
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Address/Residence||Oxshott, Surrey, England, UK|
|Endorsement||Standard Life, Head, Rado, Jaguar, Castore, and Under Armored|
|Birthdate||May 15th, 1987|
|No. Of titles won||46|
|No. Of Grand Slams wons||3|
|Records/Achievements||First British man since 1936 to win a Grand Slam singles tournament, First British man to win the Wimbledon Championships after 77 years, the only male player in history to win Olympic gold and the US Open|