‘Shy’ Mirra Andreeva Finds It Intimidating To Ask a Favor off Idol Andy Murray – ‘He Said Hi..’

Published 12/31/2023, 9:37 AM EST

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Russian tennis star Mirra Andreeva revealed a surprising wish, as she is looking forward to meeting her idol, Andy Murray, at the upcoming Australian Open. The recent Brisbane International was quite enthusiastic for Andreeva as she bagged her debut victory at the tournament against Diana Shnaider. This WTA Newcomer of the Year is now preparing for next season’s debut Grand Slam event as well, but she also hopes to fulfill her fangirl wish if she meets Andy Murray at the Championship.

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Andreeva expressed her admiration for the Scottish tennis legend. She spoke about Murray with WTA Tennis. She revealed her shyness about talking to her icon. Now that this Russian tennis prodigy can meet Andy Murray once again, she might not leave her wishes silent this time.

Mirra Andreeva revealed her wish to meet Andy Murray at the upcoming Australian Open

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The WTA Newcomer of the Year recently spoke about her enthusiasm regarding the upcoming Australian Open. While she wishes to mesmerize the audience with her tennis skills, Andreeva seemed excited to meet her icon, Andy Murray, once again at the tournament. However, this time she doesn’t want to remain shy and leaves the vicinity.

This tennis star revealed she wants to have a photo with Murray if she meets the Scottish tennis legend at the championship. Andreeva said, “He said hi to me first a couple of days ago and asked me how I am doing, if I will not be shy I will ask him for a photo.” 

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Mirra Andreeva’s comment expressed that, along with bagging a Grand Slam, this Russian tennis star wishes to fulfill her fangirl moment with Murray with a picture. Now fans can’t blame Andreeva. This is because seeing a brilliant tennis player like Andy Murray and interacting with him is no joke for a young player!

However, Andreeva’s comment excited fans, as they hoped this tennis star would perform unbelievably well to get the attention of her icon, Andy Murray. However, she previously expressed a similar love for Murray.

Andy Murray responded to Mirra Andreeva’s shyness about talking to him

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Previously, Mirra Andreeva expressed her true shyness while meeting Murray at Wimbledon 2023. She said, “I met Andy Murray here. But I’m too shy to talk to him. When I see him, I try to leave the facility super quick just to not to talk to him because I’m super shy.” After the Mutua Madrid Open, she again commented, “When you’re here & take a lunch with all these stars, you see Andy Murray… you see his face. & he’s so beautiful in life. He is so amazing.”

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Andreeva’s comment soon went viral on social media platforms and caught the eye of the Scottish tennis legend. Following his usual style, Murray dropped a hilarious response for Andreeva. He said, “Imagine how good she’s going to be when she gets her eyes fixed.”

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Nevertheless, fans can’t blame Mirra Andreeva for her immense love for Andy Murra. For any of tennis’s rising stars, Murray will be a true inspiration. Whether Andreeva’s wish will be fulfilled or not remains a question. Fans wish her true success at the Australian Open 2024.

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