Former world No 1 Andy Murray reveals his kids don’t really have any interest in tennis. In February 2016, Murray and his wife Kim became parents for the first time after Sophia was born and two years later they became parents for the second time after Edie was born – also a girl.
In 2019, Murray and his wife welcomed their third child, a boy named Teddy. In the spring of 2021, Murray became a parent for the fourth time after his wife delivered a baby girl – they have yet to disclose the name of their fourth child.
“My eldest [Sophia, seven] loves animals, so we got a couple of rabbits the other day. She’s a lot more interested in the pets than anything tennis related. It is quite interesting because some of their school friends, whether it’s through their families or whatever, will watch.
But my kids have no interest,” Murray told The Times, as revealed on Tennis365.
Murray on post-tennis life
Murray, who will be turning 36 in May, is slowly approaching the end of his successful tennis career. When Murray retires, he will try to take up to some other things.
For nearly two decades, Murray has been grinding on the Tour. To this day, Murray loves competing and he admits he will deeply miss competition once his pro tennis career is over. “I don’t think I should have an expectation that anything will replace it necessarily, but there are things like coaching, and I’ll definitely try to play other sports, like golf and stuff.
The thing that I guess I probably will miss the most is obviously the competition, but also the drive to always be learning and keep getting better at something,” Murray explained. Last week, Murray made his first final of the 2023 season as he ended runner-up to Daniil Medvedev in the Doha final. Murray’s next stop is the Indian Wells Masters, which starts on March 8th.