101 Facts About Andy Murray

1. Andy Murray has reached 11 Grand Slam finals in total since losing to Federer at the Australian Open in 2008—beating his opponent on three occasions.

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2. Andy Murray has reached 11 Grand Slam finals in total since losing to Federer at the Australian Open in 2008—beating his opponent on three occasions.

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3. Andy Murray announced today that he is recovering from a hip resurfacing, which will hopefully….

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4. Andy Murray has undergone hip resurfacing surgery in London, with the former world number one posting on Instagram that he hoped it would mean the 'end of my hip pain.

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5. Andy Murray decided to have hip surgery soon after losing to Roberto Bautista Agut on the first day of the Australian Open.

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6. In 2013, Andy Murray had earned more than 30 million dollar for the career prize money.

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7. Andy Murray is a supporter of Hibernian Football Club, the team his grandfather represented.

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8. Andy Murray is on the leadership team of Malaria No More UK, a charity that raises funds and awareness to save lives in Africa, and a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund.

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9. Andy Murray began the 2016 season on a strong note, advancing to the Australian Open final before suffering another loss to his nemesis, Djokovic.

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10. Andy Murray avenged his Wimbledon loss at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, held in London, where he beat Federer to take his first Olympic gold medal.

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11. In 2012, Andy Murray made it to the Wimbledon final for the first time with his semifinal win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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12. Andy Murray emerged in the tennis spotlight when he defeated Spanish sensation Rafael Nadal to reach the final of the 2008 US Open, before losing to Federer.

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13. In 2007, Andy Murray claimed a second straight SAP Open and won the St Petersburg Open to break into the Top 10 rankings.

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14. In 2006, with new coach Brad Gilbert, Andy Murray beat top-ranked Roger Federer in Round 2 of the Cincinnati Masters tournament.

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15. Andy Murray is a professional Scottish tennis player who represents Great Britain.

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16. Andy Murray was in tears before the Australian Open when he outlined the choices he faced and the very real possibility of never playing again.

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17. Andy Murray posted a photograph of himself on Instagram on Tuesday alongside an X-ray.

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18. Andy Murray initially had surgery on his right hip in January 2018 and has played 15 matches since returning to the sport last June.

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19. Andy Murray had a second hip operation Monday, getting a metal implant one year after his first procedure on the joint.

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20. Andy Murray has not commented on his personal opinion on Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

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21. Andy Murray refused to shake hands with the umpire at the end of the match.

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22. Andy Murray received online abuse for expressing his opinion, including messages that were described as "vile" by Police Scotland; one referred to the Dunblane massacre.

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23. Andy Murray has taken part in several charity tennis events, including the Rally for Relief events that took place prior to the start of the 2011 Australian Open.

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24. Andy Murray signed with Castore for the 2019 season which Murray called his last deal before announcing his retirement.

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25. Andy Murray hoped to make it through to Wimbledon, but that the Australian Open could be his final tournament if he was not able to last until the summer, stating: "I'm not sure I can play through the pain for another four or five months".

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26. Andy Murray was defeated in the next round by Daniil Medvedev, at that time ranked 16th in the world.

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27. Andy Murray won his first round match against James Duckworth in straight sets but admitted post-match that he did not know how long he would be able to play top-class tennis.

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28. Andy Murray travelled to Brisbane early in order to better prepare for the Brisbane International.

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29. Andy Murray advanced to the second round after Zhizhen Zhang retired in the third set of the first round.

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30. In March, Andy Murray lost his British No 1 ranking for the first time since 2006, to Kyle Edmund.

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31. Andy Murray missed the Canadian Open and the Cincinnati Masters due to his hip injury, which led to him losing his No 1 ranking to Rafael Nadal.

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32. Andy Murray dropped his first set of the tournament to Fabio Fognini but proceeded to the fourth round in four sets.

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33. Andy Murray continued to struggle in his next two tournaments, losing to Borna Coric in the third round of Madrid, and to Fabio Fognini in second round of Rome, where he was defending champion.

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34. Andy Murray was due to face Milos Raonic in the semi-finals.

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35. Andy Murray lost the opening rubber against Juan Martin del Potro in five sets.

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36. Andy Murray became the first player, male or female, to win two gold medals in the tennis singles events by defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the final, which lasted over four hours.

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37. Andy Murray was unable to win his maiden French Open final, losing to Djokovic in four sets.

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38. Andy Murray came through in straight sets against big servers Ivo Karlovic and John Isner to reach the quarter-finals where he beat home favourite Richard Gasquet in four sets to set up a semi-final clash against defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka.

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39. Andy Murray defeated Mikhail Kukushkin, Jeremy Chardy, 12th seed David Goffin, Lucas Pouille, and number 1 seed Djokovic all in straight sets.

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40. Andy Murray struggled again in his third round match against 16th seed Benoit Paire as Murray was down a set and two breaks.

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41. Andy Murray defeated Denis Istomin in the second round in straight sets but had another early loss, to 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov, despite taking the first set.

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42. Andy Murray defeated Marcel Granollers in the second round in straight sets but had an early loss to Federico Delbonis in the third round.

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43. Andy Murray became the second man in the Open Era to lose five Grand Slam finals at one event, and the only one not to have won the title.

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44. Andy Murray went out in the round-robin stage, after defeating Ferrer and losing to Nadal and Wawrinka.

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45. Andy Murray bounced back from this defeat by winning the Montreal Masters Rogers Cup, defeating Tsonga and Nishikori in the quarter-finals and semi-finals respectively.

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46. Andy Murray lost to the Swiss veteran in straight sets, gaining only one break point in the entire match.

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47. Andy Murray defeated German Philipp Kohlschreiber in three close sets to become the first Briton since Buster Mottram in 1976 to win a tour level clay court event.

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48. Andy Murray went on to lose the final to Djokovic, this time in three sets.

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49. Andy Murray won his opening three matches in straight sets before defeating 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarter-final.

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50. Andy Murray made it to the quarter-finals of the 2014 US Open, losing to Novak Djokovic, after earning his first top ten win of the year in the previous round against Jo Wilfried Tsonga.

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51. Andy Murray came from behind again to beat Cilic in three sets to claim his third title at Queen's Club.

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52. Andy Murray was defending champion in the doubles with his brother Jamie.

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53. Andy Murray was beaten by Milos Raonic in a close three-set match.

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54. Andy Murray cruised through his opening two rounds in straight sets against Alex Bogomolov and Ivan Dodig, before facing a tough four-set battle with Feliciano Lopez, where Murray had to win three tie-breakers.

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55. At the French Open, Andy Murray won two tough early matches, before losing in his first semi-final at Roland Garros, against Rafael Nadal.

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56. Andy Murray sustained an elbow injury before the match and subsequently withdrew from the 2011 Barcelona Open Banco Sabadell due to the injury.

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57. Andy Murray reached the semi-finals of the doubles tournament with his brother Jamie.

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58. Andy Murray lost the second set, but forced a final-set tie-breaker, before Fish won.

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59. Andy Murray won both his singles matches, and lost at doubles in the Davis Cup against Poland, but then missed six weeks with a wrist injury.

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60. Andy Murray was upset in round two of the Rome Masters by qualifier Juan Monaco, and he reached the quarter-finals of the Madrid Masters, losing to Juan Martin del Potro.

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61. Andy Murray added another shield to his collection in Madrid; before losing in the quarter-finals of Paris.

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62. At the Beijing Olympics, Andy Murray suffered one of the worst defeats of his career, losing his first round singles match to No 77 Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan in straight sets.

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63. Andy Murray reached the final of tournaments in Doha and Metz, finishing the season ranked 11th in the world.

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64. Andy Murray completed the year ranked No 64 and was named the 2005 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year.

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65. Andy Murray was picked for the opening singles rubbers, losing in straight sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.

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66. Andy Murray reached the semi-finals of the Edinburgh Futures event.

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67. Andy Murray has invested in up to 30 UK businesses using Seedrs, a crowdfunding platform.

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68. Andy Murray played in his first competitive tournament at age five and by the time he was eight he was competing with adults in the Central District Tennis League.

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69. Andy Murray is targeting a New Year comeback in Australia but has stressed he will not rush a return before his body is ready.

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70. Andy Murray still drives nine-year-old Volkswagen Polo despite being worth £83m.

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71. Andy Murray reveals he still won't part with his first ever car—a nine-year-old Volkswagen Polo.

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72. Andy Murray could catch Michael Robinson, who remains the club's leading top-tier scorer with 37 goals.

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73. Andy Murray engaged to girlfriend of nine years Kim Sears.

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74. Andy Murray looks sharp in training video as he looks to make comeback in Australia next year.

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75. Andy Murray is heading for a comeback as older brother makes a winning start at ATP Tour Finals.

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76. Andy Murray pulled the curtain down on his playing schedule for 2018 back in September.

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77. Kyle Edmund has tonsils out as Andy Murray takes to gymnastic routine.

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78. Andy Murray reveals secret gymnastics dreams with ambitious routine video.

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79. Andy Murray is currently strengthening his body and is set to be back at the Brisbane International.

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80. Andy Murray talks cars: Ferrari, Jaguar I-Pace and electric car charging.

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81. Andy Murray has added another tournament to his 2019 schedule, signing up for the Open Sud de France in Montpellier in February.

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82. Roger Federer 'confident' Andy Murray will rediscover top form in 2019.

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83. Andy Murray making plans for new tennis season after stepping up fitness work.

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84. Andy Murray has added another tournament to his 2019 schedule after signing up for the Open Sud de France in Montpellier in February.

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85. Andy Murray has confirmed that he will play at the Open Sud de France as part of his comeback in early 2019.

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86. Andy Murray set to play at Open Sud de France in 2019.

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87. Andy Murray will have a busy schedule for the first quarter of the year.

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88. Andy Murray feeling 'better each day' as difficult year comes to an end.

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89. Andy Murray feeling 'a little bit better' each day ahead of Brisbane Open after tough year.

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90. Andy Murray feeling 'a little bit better' each day as Scot ramps up rehabilitation.

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91. Andy Murray has corrected others a number of times on the subject of women's tennis.

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92. Andy Murray marked his first Wimbledon title in 2013 with the same victory salute.

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93. Just before the referendum, Andy Murray tweeted a message that was considered by the media to be supportive of independence.

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94. Andy Murray made 'Nets Needed', a short public service announcement, for the charity to help raise awareness and funds to help in the fight against malaria.

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95. Andy Murray is a founding member of the Malaria No More UK Leadership Council and helped launch the charity in 2009 with David Beckham.

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96. Andy Murray uses Head rackets, and regularly appears in advertisements for the brand.

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97. In 2009, German manufacturer Adidas and Andy Murray signed a five-year-deal worth £30 million.

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98. Andy Murray is most proficient on a fast surface, like grass, where he has won eight singles titles including the Wimbledon Championships and the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal, although hard courts are his preferred surface.

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99. Andy Murray won the 2008 Canada Open and 2011 Shanghai Masters.

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100. In one of their most recent meetings, Andy Murray beat Nadal for the first time on clay, and the first time in a Masters 1000 final, at the Madrid Open in 2015.

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101. Andy Murray lost three consecutive Grand Slam semi-finals to Nadal in 2011 from the French Open to the US Open.

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