Did you know Andy Murray was almost killed during a mass shooting in school?

Jan 14, 2019, 14:07 IST
  • Did you know Andy Murray was almost killed during a mass shooting in school?

    Andy Murray is a British professional tennis player from Scotland currently, who is ranked No. 230 in men's singles as of January 7, 2019. Andy Murray represents Great Britain in his sporting activities and is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner, two-time Olympic champion, Davis Cup champion, winner of the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals and former world No. 1.

    In pic: Andy Murray posted this picture of himself with his wife Kim Sears and wrote, "With Kim, out of the front of Cromlix House, busy day ahead #CromlixHouse #ScotlandVisit"

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    On January 11, 2019, Andy Murray announced that he would retire soon, and if possible, he would like Wimbledon to be his last tournament. Andy Murray said that he is suffering immense pains since the last few months due to a hip injury and cannot tolerate the pain any much longer.

    In pic: Andy Murray posted this picture of his wife Kim Sears and wrote, "My 3 favourites, but which one painted it?"

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    Andy Murray was born in Glasgow, Scotland as the son of Judy Murray and William Murray. His maternal grandfather, Roy Erskine, was a professional footballer in the late 1950s. Andy Murray is a supporter of Hibernian Football Club, one of the teams his grandfather represented.

    In pic: Andy Murray posted this picture of himself and wife Kim Sears at a tennis event and captioned, "Great first day today at the #IPTL, was pretty cool opening the stock exchange this morning and had a lot of fun on court as well this evening. Shame we didn't get the win but we'll get them next time! #GoMavericks #IPTL"

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    Andy Murray grew up in Dunblane and attended Dunblane Primary School. He was present during the 1996 Dunblane school massacre when Thomas Hamilton killed 16 children and a teacher before shooting himself. Andy Murray took cover in a classroom. Murray says he was too young to understand what was happening and is reluctant to talk about it in interviews, but in his autobiography Hitting Back he states that he attended a youth group run by Hamilton and his mother gave Hamilton lifts in her car.

    In pic: Andy Murray posted this picture of himself and wife Kim at a golf club, he wrote, "Spent some time today at @thebarclaysgolf with Kim and few of the team. Great to see @rorymcilroy in action. @pgatour #golf"

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    Andy Murray began dating Kim Sears, daughter of Nigel Sears, in 2005. Their engagement was announced in November 2014, and they married on 11 April 2015 at Dunblane Cathedral in his home town, with the reception at his Cromlix House hotel (Andy Murray's father also remarried at the venue the following year). The couple have two daughters.

    In pic: Andy Murray posted this picture of himself and his wife Kim Sears at a visit to Scotland.

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    Andy Murray is clearly having a bad hair day in this picture. Andy Murray wrote, "Still can’t believe I survived getting struck by. Thinking about bringing back this look. Yes or no? #hair #lightning"

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    Andy Murray posted this picture of himself in the hospital and wrote, "A little post-op photo. I'm feeling really positive and looking forward to starting rehab. Thanks to everyone for the well wishes and support the last few days.. It really helps. And everyone try and find a partner who looks at you the way @jamie__delgado looks at me"

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    Andy Murray posted this picture of a beer party on New Year's Eve, He wrote, 'celebrating the end of 2018. What a shit year that was!'

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    Andy Murray posted this picture of himself with his mother and captioned it, "Best way to feel better after a tough day is a big cuddle from your mum. Genuinely been very touched by all of the messages and support from everybody today... It means a lot and has made me feel much more positive than when I woke this morning. Thank you so much."

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    Andy Murray is a hard trainer and we all know that. He shared this picture from one of his training sessions and wrote, "Harder than it looks"

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    Andy Murray looks in good company in this pictute, he wrote, "Happy Olympic day from me and my friends"

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    Three champions in one picture, Andy Murray posted this picture with Rafael Nadal and Yao Ming. He wrote, "Bumped into these 2 guys on the flight back from Shanghai... #rafa #yao #height"

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    Andy Murray posted this picture of himself with Jose Mourinho and wrote, "Great catching up with Jose after my match today. He loves his tennis. #Queens"

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    Andy Murray posted this picture of himself with a friend and wrote, "Welcome to Instagram @pabloandujaroficial!"

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    Andy Murray posted this picture with his dogs and wrote, "Missed these guys!"

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As Andy Murray announces retirement from the game soon, we take a look at the former no. 1 tennis player's life with wife Kim Sears and how he dodged a bullet in school during a mass shooting by one of his childhood friends. (Pics/ Andy Murray Instagram) 

 

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