Andy Murray

"Andy Murray: Seventy-seven: My Road to Wimbledon Glory" Book Signing at Waterstones in London on November 6, 2013

Murray in 2013, photo by

Birth Name: Andrew Barron Murray

Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland

Date of Birth: 15 May, 1987

*75% Scottish
*25% English

Andy Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player. He was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals, for 41 weeks. He has won three Grand Slam singles titles.

Andy is the son of Judy Murray, a tennis coach, and William Murray. His brother, Jamie Murray, is also a professional tennis player. His maternal grandfather, Roy Erskine, was a footballer in the late 1950s. Andy is married to Kim Sears, with whom he has four children. Kim is the daughter of tennis player and coach Nigel Sears.

Andy’s paternal grandfather is Gordon Murray (the son of William Barron Murray and Ann Harwell Sinclair). Gordon is from Kilsyth. William was the son of Gordon Mill Murray and Agnes Jamieson Lamb. Ann was the daughter of James John Sinclair and Elizabeth J. Harwell.

Andy’s paternal grandmother is named Ellen Robertson. Ellen is from Glasgow.

Andy’s maternal grandfather is Roy Erskine (Robert Roy Erskine, the son of Andrew Alexander Erskine and Isabella/Isabel Stuart Scott Baillie/Bailie). Andy’s great-grandfather Andrew was the son of Andrew Erskine and Jane Beveridge Simpson. Isabel was the daughter of William Bailie.

Andy’s maternal grandmother is Eileen Edney (the daughter of John Marsom Edney and Joyce Mary Anderson). John was born in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, the son of John Marsom Edney and Katherine Hush. Joyce was born in York, Yorkshire, England, the daughter of Charles Hall Anderson and Gertrude Annie Golding.

Sources: Genealogy of Andy Murray –

Family history of Andy Murray –

3 Responses

  1. visokozen says:

    I think he’s Irish as well

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