London: Andy Murray is to marry his fiancee Kim Sears (above) at the luxury hotel he owns in Scotland.
Andy Murray and Kim Sears
The couple are understood to be arranging the private service for April 11 at the five-star Cromlix House Hotel, near Dunblane.
The 2013 Wimbledon champion bought the venue in 2013, which has its own chapel, for £1.8million and it opened last year after a refurbishment. The hotel was the venue for his brother Jamie’s wedding in 2010. Murray and Sears got engaged in November after being together for nine years.
Murray joked during an on-court interview at the recent Australian Open that he might wear a kilt with no underwear at their wedding.
He lost in last Sunday’s final in Melbourne to world number one Novak Djokovic. Footage earlier emerged of Ms Sears appearing to repeatedly swear in the direction of Murray’s semi-final opponent Tomas Berdych and she attended Sunday’s final wearing a “Parental Advisory: Explicit Content” T-shirt.
The hotel where they will tie the knot was named Scottish hotel of the year in 2014 — just weeks after it opened its doors to guests.
The tennis star bought Cromlix, three miles (4.8km) from Dunblane in central Scotland, the previous year.
The Victorian mansion was extensively refurbished, featuring 10 bedrooms and five suites which overlook manicured grounds and tennis courts.