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Andy Murray is a two-time Grand Slam winner. His 2012 US Open win made him the first British player to win a Grand Slam title since 1977, and his 2013 Wimbledon victory made him the first British Wimbledon champ in 77 years.
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Murray avenged his Wimbledon loss at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, held in London, where he beat Federer to take his first Olympic gold medal. Murray's victory prevented Federer from attaining his first Olympic singles gold medal. That September, he continued to burn up the courts, making it to the 2012 US Open final. Murray scored an impressive victory over Novak Djokovic in a tough five sets to clinch his first Grand Slam title,
becoming the first player from Britain since 1977—and the first British man since 1936—to win a Grand Slam singles tournament.
By the spring of 2013, Murray had made his way back to No. 2. Then, in July 2013, Murray won his first Wimbledon men's singles championship, beating Serbian player Novak Djokovic (6-4, 7-5, 6-4) to take his second Grand Slam title, and making history as the first English player to win the tournament in 77 years.
That summer, Murray met with success again when he beat Germany's Florian Mayer in straight sets at the US Open, winning 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 6-2. Advancing to the fourth round of the tournament, Murray paired up against Uzbekistan player Denis Istomin.
Since 2007, Andy Murray has been romantically involved with Kim Sears, who frequently attends Murray's matches and is often photographed by media outlets.
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