Former world No. 1, Andy Murray and wife, Kim are celebrating the birth of their third child, who was born “a few days ago”, according to Murray’s mother, Judy.
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The baby is the couple’s first boy, joining their two daughters, Sophia and Edie, who were born on 2016 and 2017 respectively. Murray and wife, Kim got married in Dunblane in 2015.
“It’s lovely news, lovely to have a little boy to go with the two little girls”, said the baby’s grandmother, Judy Murray, who also described the child as “lovely, happy, healthy baby boy”.
“I’ll leave it to Andy and Kim to fill in all the details”, she added.
It’s another wonderful news for Murray, who has also made a successful return from career-threatening hip surgery. The Scot announced at the start of the year that he planned to end his career at Wimbledon due to persistent pain in his hip, and he even suggested in a tearful press conference that he could stop playing after the Australian Open.
However, following hip resurfacing surgery at the end of January, he has regained his fitness and began playing again in June.
After a series of encouraging outings, Murray claimed his first singles title since hip surgery in Antwerp in October, beating fellow three-time major winner, Stan Wawrinka in the final.
“When I’ve been off the tour the last few years my family has got bigger… I need to get on the road so we’re done before it gets out of control, Murray joked after his Antwerp triumph!
“I’m excited for the third kid. My wife has been a huge support in getting me back on the court. “She’s helped me fight to keep playing.”
The 32-year-old had slipped outside the world’s top-500 by the end of September, but he has worked his way up to 127th, and looks set to rise a lot higher next season, given that he will be defending virtually zero points up until the closing months of the year.
He is next expected to compete for Great Britain at the upcoming Davis Cup Finals in Madrid, live from 18-24 November.