Bad news: Andy Murray has withdrawn from the registration list for Roland‐Garros, which will take place from May 22 to June 5. If, for the moment, no reason has been mentioned, this package seems to indicate that the champion wishes to give himself every chance of participating in Wimbledon and performing there under the eyes of his wife, Kim Sears.
the three-time Grand Slam winner (US Open 2012, Wimbledon 2013 and 2016) formalized his absence from Roland-Garros, which he also missed last year. And for good reason, Andy Murray is visibly struggling to regain his level of play since a major operation in 2019 for a hip problem. “I don’t plan to play on clay, because clay has made my problems worse for the past two years”, the sportsman told the BBC. And to specify: “I almost missed Wimbledon last year, I won’t take any chances and I hope to have a good preparation for the grass season.” The opportunity to tread the courts of the British tournament in front his wife, Kim Sears, daughter of a famous tennis coach, Nigel Sears. The couple met in 2005, and they finally said “yes” in April 2015. A ceremony which took place in the cathedral of Dunblane, Scotland, the birthplace of the champion. “I don’t think it’s going to change much. I have the impression that we are already married since we spend our lives together. I think I will be more nervous when it comes to starting a family. There, there will be a real change of life for us… in a good way”the tennis player told the BBC
Andy Murray: a happy family man
Since then, the lovers have started a family. They are the proud parents of four children: Sophia, Edie, Teddy and a baby girl born in March 2021. Today, outside the tennis courts, Andy Murray savors fatherhood on a daily basis. “Seeing children sitting at the table and behaving well, eating their meals properly and then going to bed at the right time, these are things that make me proud”he said in the show This Morning.
It could also be that Andy Murray transmitted his passion for tennis to one of his daughters. “My eldest daughter plays once a week, and if she wanted to have a career, I would be happy. But, at the ages they are, it’s important to let them do things with their friends”, he told the media. An United family.