Andrew Murray | Wimbledon Men’s Tennis Players | Wimbledon Championships Odds
The ‘great underachiever’, Andy Murray, remains the darling of British tennis fans. While Murray is yet to claim a grand slam title, his ability to defeat the finest players of his era on a consistent basis sets him apart from his peers. A player best suited to fast surfaces, Murray is England’s best hope to win a Wimbledon title.
Andy Murray Bio
Andy Murray was born in Glasgow, Scotland on May 15th 1987. Murray was born into a family with a strong sporting culture, and was primed for the life of a professional sportsman from an early age. As a youngster he witnessed the infamous Dunblane massacre.
Despite suffering from a congenital knee problem, Murray was a talented athlete during his youth, and picked up tennis at an early age. At the age of 15 Murray moved to Barcelona to attend the Schiller Academy and by 2004 had won the junior US Open title.
Andy Murray Playing Style
Andy Murray is rated as the finest defensive counter-puncher on tour, capable of moving from defence to offence in a split second. Murray has a strong forehand and a low error rate that allows him to extend rallies before finishing these off with unexpected angles or speed.
While Murray claims to prefer clay courts, he is at his most potent on playing on hard courts. He has an excellent, accurate first serve and has a superb tactical and positional awareness that allows him to outthink his opponents.
Andy Murray Achievements
Andy Murray has made the final of both the US Open and Australian Open, but is yet to claim a grand slam victory. Murray has claimed a number of Masters Series titles, as well as a string of lower tier ATP Tour events.
Andy Murray Wimbledon Form
The 2010 season hasn’t seen Andy Murray at his best. The Briton appears to be suffering from low confidence and has struggled to reach the latter rounds of high-profile tournaments. He’ll nevertheless benefit from strong crowd support at Wimbledon, as well as a surface better suited to his strengths than the clay courts that host many of the early-season ATP Tour events.
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