Judy Murray biography

Judy Murray

Tennis coach, Person

1959 –

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Who is Judy Murray?

Judith "Judy" Murray is a Scottish tennis coach and current captain of the British Fed Cup team. She is also the mother of professional tennis players, Jamie and Andy Murray.

Murray was born in Bridge of Allan, Scotland, the daughter of Roy Erskine, an optician and former footballer who had played for Stirling Albion in the 1950s, and his wife, Eileen Shirley. Aside from her own sons, she has coached different players at regional and national level under the auspices of the British tennis governing body, the Lawn Tennis Association. In December 2011 she was elected to lead the British Fed cup team as their captain.

Murray was awarded an honorary Doctorate by the University of Edinburgh on 8th October 2013. She had previously graduated in French and Business at the University in 1981.

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Born
1959
Bridge of Allan
Also known as
  • Judith Murray
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Nationality
  • Scotland
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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