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  • Published: 15 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099505655
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $28.99
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Coming of Age




The sensational autobiography of Britain's new tennis superstar

‘With Andy, the sky's the limit...’ - John McEnroe.

At Wimbledon in 2005, a young, brash Andy Murray came out of nowhere and thrashed star pros Georges Bastl and Radek Stepanek. He took a two-set lead against former finalist David Nalbandian before his dramatic winning run came to a end on the Centre Court. But a legend was born, and Britain had a new sporting hero.

Henman Hill was renamed Murray Mound, and Henmania became Andymonium. In 2006, Murray went stellar. Aged just 18 he won his first ATP title at San Jose, California, beating former world no. 1s Andy Roddick and Lleyton Hewitt on the way. In the same month, he deposed Tim Henman to become the British No. 1. By the end of a wonderful year in which he was one of only two players to beat Roger Federer, Murray was no. 17 in the world. But Murray is much more than a truly gifted tennis player and potential grand slam champion. He has changed the face of the British game, blowing away the cobwebs of the All England Club, and dividing opinion wi

  • Published: 15 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099505655
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $28.99
Categories:

About the author

Andy Murray

Andy Murray was born on 15 May 1987 in Dunblane, Scotland. In September 2004 he won the boys' singles title at the US Open in New York, and that December he was crowned BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The following year he became the youngest-ever player to represent Britain in the Davis Cup, reached the third round in his debut at Wimbledon, and broke into the top 100 at the Thailand Open. In 2006 he won his first ATP title at San Jose, and ended 2007 ranked number 11 in the world, having won the St Petersburg Open. 2009 saw Andy off to a career-best 45-7 start, capturing four ATP World Tour titles, including becoming the first British player since Bunny Austin in 1938 to earn the title at Queen's Club.

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