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Andy Murray Biography

Professional tennis player
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"

“I support drug testing and strongly condemn any use of drugs in sport…”

“Andy Murray Criticises New Anti-Doping Rules,” Times (UK), Feb. 6, 2009

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professional tennis player, 2005-present
  • Winner, Men’s Singles, Wimbledon, 2013
  • Winner, Men’s Singles, US Open, 2012
  • Winner, gold medal, 2012 London Olympics
  • Recipient, AEGON Player of the Month, Feb. 2009
  • Won his first Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour title, San Jose, CA, 2006
  • Recipient, Young Player of the Year, British Lawn Tennis Association, 2005-2006
  • Won the US Open junior title, 2004
  • Recipient, BBC Young Sports Personality, 2004
  • Attended Dunblane High School (Scotland)
  • Born May 15, 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Youngest ever player to represent Britain in Davis Cup
  • Career prize money $29,796,428 (as of July 8, 2013)
  • Ranked number two in the world (as of July 8, 2013)
  • On July 7, 2013, became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years
  • Lost to Roger Federer in the 2012 Wimbledon final, the 2010 Australian Open final and the 2008 US Open final
Quoted in:
  1. Is the 2009 WADA "Whereabouts" Rule (Requiring Professional Athletes to Report Three Months in Advance Where They Will Be for One Hour Every Day) an Unfair Invasion of Athletes' Privacy?