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Andy Murray was given a farewell at Wimbledon, Image Source: Getty Images

Wimbledon gave farewell to two-time champion Andy Murray in an emotional tribute on Center Court on Thursday night with tennis greats Roger Federer, Rafal Nadal, Venus Williams and Novak Djokovic paying tribute in a video message. Andy was overwhelmed by the vociferous support from the home crowd, leaving him emotional and teary.

Andy acknowledged that the injuries have been tough and his team of physios and fitness trainers worked extremely hard for him to be on the Wimbledon court competing. He said they all tried despite not at the level they wanted. On playing the doubles with his brother Jamie, Andy said it was very special. But the Murrays were beaten in straight sets, they lost to Rinky Hijikata and John Peers 7-6(6), 6-4.

Jamie shared that it was a fun experience but strange knowing about the sort of background to the match. He commended the club for paying Andy the tribute

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Andy reflected on his career with former WTA star and legendary British broadcaster Sue Barker, saying he wants to play forever. He highlighted that tennis has given him so much, and taught him lessons that he can use for the rest of his life. But Andy doesn’t want it to stop.

The British No. 4 has had a thriving career and made his mark in tennis. He won 46 singles titles, including three Grand Slams, 14 Masters 1000 titles and two Olympic gold medals. Andy is considered Britain’s most successful tennis player of the Open Era.

He emerged as the first British male tennis player to win the Wimbledon Championships in 2013 and then three years later in 2016. Born in Glasgow, Andy began playing his beloved sport at the mere age of three with his mom Judy and brother Jamie in Dunblane Sports Club. He also has a passion for football.