26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

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On Sunday, Andy Murray became the first Wimbledon winner from Great Britain in 77 years! The hosts of the tournament have been without a victory for too long and are now honoring their hero. We bring to your attention photos from the life and career of a tennis player.

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26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

1. 2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was born on May 15, 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland. In this photo, he is with his brother Jamie, who is also a professional tennis player. Andy went to Dunblane Primary School, where in 1996 he witnessed a massacre when 46-year-old unemployed Thomas Hamilton killed 17 children and then himself. Andy Murray then hid in one of the classrooms.

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

2. Leon Smith - Murray's coach from 11 to 17 years old - describes his ward as incredibly tenacious. And Murray himself says that this is the result of the fact that he always wanted to get around his older brother Jamie. (Craig Prentis/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

3. Andy Murray won the National Under 14 Tournament in 1999. (Craig Prentis/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

4. Judy Murray with her sons Jamie and Andy in 2001.

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

5. Andy holding his USOpen men's singles trophy in Dunblane, Scotland in 2004. The 17-year-old tennis player was seeded third and won his first Grand Slam prize. (Empics)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

6. Andy Murray in action during a match with Nikita Krivonos of the United States at Wimbledon in 2004. (Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

7. Andy speaks to the press during a tennis tournament in Newport, Rhode Island, in 2005. (Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

8. Fall in the first round match against Piero Luis of Venezuela on the seventh day of the French Open Roland-Garros in 2005. (Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

9. Andy Murray in 2005

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

10. Andy signs autographs at the end of a match at Wimbledon in 2005. (Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

11. In a match against David Nalbandian in 2005. (Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

12. Andy and Jamie Murray in 2005. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

13. Andy Murray lost to Roger Federer at the 2005 Thai Open. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

14. Tim Henman congratulates Murray on winning their 2005 match in Basel, Switzerland. Murray won 6-2, 5-7, 6-7. (REUTERS/Siggi Bucher)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

15. Andy with his girlfriend Kim Sears in 2006 after defeating Lleyton Hewitt. (Rex Features)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

16. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic celebrate winning a point against Fabrice Santoro and Nenad Zimonic at the Australian Open in Melbourne in 2006. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

17. The Murray Brothers in 2007. (Rex Features)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

18. Andy after defeating Ivo Karlovic of Croatia at a tournament in San Jose, California, in 2007. (Bloomberg)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

19. Andy and Jamie Murray at a tournament in Doha, Qatar, in 2007. (Rex Features)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

20. Andy in training in Melbourne in 2008 on the eve of the Australian Open. Murray was the ninth seed. (PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

21. Murray after defeating Mario Ancic in the final of the Open 13 tournament in Marseille in 2008. (EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

22. Andy Murray with the US tournament trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic in 2012. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

23. Roger Federer with his trophy and an upset Murray after the Wimbledon final in 2012. (EPA)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

24. At the London Olympics, Murray lost only one set on the way to the final, in which he met with Federer, defeating him. (ACTION IMAGES)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

25. Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, who won the Australian Open in 2013. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

26 highlights from the life and sports career of Andy Murray

26. The main prize at Wimbledon this year. Andy Murray broke the UK's 77-year curse with his victory. (EDDIE MULHOLLAND)

Keywords: Tennis | Tournament | Wimbledon

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