Andy Murray Quotes
Scottish Tennis Player
Andrew "Andy" Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player and current British number 1. He is ranked World No. 4, having previously held the No. 2 ranking position for two weeks from 17 August 2009 to 31 August 2009, making him the highest-ranked British male player since Fred Perry. Murray achieved a top 10 ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals for the first time on 16 April 2007. He has reached two Grand Slam finals, finishing runner-up to Roger Federer both times at the 2008 US Open and the 2010 Australian Open.
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When you get closer to doing something like that - to overtake Roger Federer in the rankings - it's big news.
— Andy Murray on his ambition to replace Roger Federer as No. 2 / June 2009
It's my way of dictating how the match is getting played. A lot of people might not necessarily think my game looks the most aggressive or offensive, but very few times will I not have the points played how I like them to be played.
— Andy Murray on how he mixes pace and direction of his shots / June 2009
I think I could win against either of them (Federer and Nadal) on grass, Normally Queen's is a good benchmark to see where all the other players are at. For me it was perfect preparation
— Andy Murray confident going into 2009 Wimbledon / June 2009
The buildup beforehand is a little bit more stressful than other tournaments, but once it starts, it's like all the other Slams.
— Andy Murray on the Wimbledon grandslam / June 2009
I actually loved watching Santoro. I was watching some of his matches on TV, and it's always entertaining points. When I watch tennis, that's what I like to watch it for; I think Nadal is also like that. He always has a long rallies; he hits some great passing shots. Out of the top guys,m Nadal, I like watching.
— Andy Murray / May 27, 2009
For me the most important thing has always been tennis, and that's what I want to get across the image I want to portray is a hard-working tennis player
— Andy Murray / 2009
I listen to him most of the time, some of the time I switch off.
— Andy Murray on his ex-coach Brad Gilbert / January 10, 2007
As I was walking off the court, the models were waiting to go on for Ferrero's match. It's a little disappointing. Maybe I'm concentrating better in my matches than I would have later on. Tomorrow I think I'm playing on the outside court, so I'm not going to have them again. I think if I win my next one, there's a good chance that I'll be on the court with them.
— Andy Murray on the model ball girls at Madrid Masters / October 19, 2006
I'll be supporting anyone but England.
— Andy Murray sarcastically responding to columnist Des Kelly who teased Murray about Scotland's absence from the 2006 World Cup. / June 06, 2006
We Scots have a fierce pride in the things we do that others can never appreciate. I am the British No. 1, but I would prefer to be the British No. 1 from Scotland every time.
— Andy Murray / March 16, 2006