London, Feb. 09 : British tennis star Andy Murray and his wife Kim Sears have become proud parents of their first child on Tuesday. The couple were blessed with a baby daughter.
According to the Guardian, Scotland first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Labour counterpart Kezia Dugdale were among the first ones to congratulate the two-time Grand Slam champion on Twitter.
The couple got married in Murray's hometown of Dunblane last April and had announced the pregnancy last summer.
Melbourne, Feb. 1 : World number one Novak Djokovic has vowed to continue his uphill struggle and maintain standards despite clinching his record-equalling sixth Australian Open title.
The Serbian claimed a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) win over Andy Murray in a thrilling summit clash to grab his 11th Grand Slam title and handed the Briton his fifth final defeat at Melbourne Park.
Talking about his performance, the 28-year-old admitted that he had played the best tennis of his career in the last 15 months, insisting that it could easily be visible by his results, News. com. au reported.
Johannesburg, Jan. 30 : World number two Andy Murray has revealed that he will not be watching his brother Jamie's Australian Open men's doubles final on Saturday, saying that he finds his brother's matches 'pretty stressful ' to watch.
While praising Jamie for his consistent performance, brother Andy said that it was incredible to see both of them reach the finals of the same Grand Slam for the first time, Sport24 reported.
Melbourne, Jan. 29 : World number two Andy Murray on Friday reached his fifth Australian Open final after defeating big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in a thrilling five-set men's singles contest.
The Briton claimed a 4-6, 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-2 win over Raonic at Rod Laver Arena to set up a mouth-watering summit clash against defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
Murray produced a spirited comeback as he bounced back after trailing 2-1 in the third set before eventually prevailing over his Canadian rival, who labored with a groin injury in the deciding set.
Johannesburg, Jan. 27 : World number two Andy Murray overcame David Ferrer of Spain in a tight four-setter to progress through to the semifinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Murray, the four-time finalist at Melbourne Park, claimed a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2, 6-3 win over eighth-seeded Ferrer in a contest that lasted more than three hours, Sport24 reported.
Murray will next face either Milos Raonic or Gael Monfils in Friday's semi-final. (ANI)
Melbourne, Jan. 25 - World number two Andy Murray breezed into his seventh consecutive Australian Open quarterfinals after brushing aside Bernard Tomic in the fourth round of the tournament on Monday.
The 28-year-old Scottish player outclassed his Australian opponent Tomic 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in the contest that lasted for two and a half hour on Rod Laver Arena.
With the win, Murray will now play against David Ferrer for the semi-final berth, who demolished big-serving John Isner in straight sets.
Johannesburg, Jan.21 - World number two Andy Murray swept aside big-serving Sam Groth in straight sets to advance to the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
The 28-year-old Scottish player outclassed the Australian player 6-0, 6-4, 6-1 in the second round contest that lasted for about one and a half hour.
Talking about his performance, Murray said that Groth didn't start off the match serving so well that eventually helped him in claiming the victory, Sport24 reported.
London, Jan. 19 - Expressing views on the recent allegation of widespread match-fixing in tennis, world number two Andy Murray has said that it is hypocritical to allow the betting companies to sponsor tournaments.
Earlier, some secret files exposing widespread match-fixing in Tennis rocked the Australian Open as about eight players, who were found suspicious in the past, were found to be in the main draw of the 2016 tournament.
Melbourne, Jan.19 : Second-seed Andy Murray produced a dominant performance as he thrashed Alexander Zverev of Germany in straight sets to kick off his Australian Open campaign on a winning note on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old Scottish player claimed a 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 triumph over German teenager in a thrilling opening round.
Murray will now lock horns with Australian Sam Groth, who is a holder of the game's fastest serve, in the second round.
Johannesburg, Jan. 18 - World number one Novak Djokovic has backed Andy Murray's decision to quit Australian Open if his wife goes into labour, saying he absolutely understands the position and will do the same if situation arises.
The Serbian, who became a father for the first time 15 months ago, insisted that it was a very sensitive issue and everybody should respect Murray's decision, Sport24 reported.
Lavishing praise on Murray, Djokovic said that the 28-year-old had played quite well last season and is one of the favourites to win the title.
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