Fun Facts: Andy Murray

Andy Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player and is currently ranked the 6th best player in the world.

He has been ranked as British number one since 27 February 2006.

Andy Murray in action against Ivan Dodig

Below you will find more Fun Facts on the two time Grand Slam Winner.

Full name: Andrew Barron Murray
Born: Dunblane, Scotland, May 15 1987
Zodiac sign: Taurus.
Height: 6″3

-Andy turned down a chance to attend Rangers Football Club School of Excellence because he wanted to concentrate on Tennis.

-He moved to Spain and trained on the clay courts of Barcelona.

-Murray’s the youngest ever player to represent Britain in the Davis Cup.

-Turned professional in 2005.

-The Scotsman won Olympic singles gold medal at London 2012, beating Roger Federer in the final.

andy murray gold medal

-He won the 2012 Us open, becoming the first ever British man to win a grand slam event since Fred Perry in 1936.

andy murray grand slam winner

-Won over 20 titles including Wimbledon in 2013