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With 243,949 views on Friday, 11 January 2019 our article of the day is Andy Murray.
Sir Andrew Barron Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a Scottish professional tennis player from Scotland currently ranked No. 230 in men's singles as of 7 January 2019. Murray represents Great Britain in his sporting activities and is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time Olympic champion, Davis Cup champion, winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals and former world No. 1.
Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the 2012 US Open final, becoming the first British player since 1977, and the first British man since 1936, to win a Grand Slam singles tournament. Murray is also the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles since Fred Perry in 1936.Murray is the men's singles 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist, making him the only tennis player, male or female, to have won two Olympic singles titles. He featured in Great Britain's Davis Cup-winning team in 2015, going 11–0 in his matches (8 singles and 3 doubles) as they secured their first Davis Cup title since 1936.On 11 January 2019, Murray announced that he would retire in the following months, and if possible, he would like Wimbledon to be his last tournament.
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