Jamie Murray is a professional tennis player from Scotland and Great Britain. He is noted for his doubles career performances. He has won doubles events at the Grand Slams seven times. He was also ranked World Number 1 in Doubles on April 4, 2016.
Some of the tennis players he has had success pairing with include Martina Hingis, Jelena Jankovic, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Eric Butorac, and Bruno Soares.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Jamie Robert Murray was born on February 13, 1986, in Glasgow, Scotland. He stands 191 centimeters tall and his listed weight is 84 kilograms. He plays with his left hand and he has a two-handed backhand. He specializes in doubles events because of his left-handed playing. He has been coached by Louis Cayer since 2006. He used to work with Alan MacDonald.
Jamie is the older brother of former World No.1 player Andy Murray. He started playing tennis at a young age. He is married to Alejandra Murray; his brother Jamie served as best man at his wedding. He enjoys playing on hard and grass surfaces the best. In addition to tennis, he also plays golf and he is a supporter of the Edinburgh Hibs football team.
Murray turned pro in 2004. He won his first Grand Slam event in 2007 when he won the Mixed Doubles event at Wimbledon. A year later, he made it to the second round of the 2008 Summer Olympics tennis doubles event.
His next big outing was at the 2011 French Open when it made it to the semi-finals of the mixed doubles event. 2016 proved to be a great year for Murray as that was won both the Australian Open and US Open doubles events. In April of that year, he was also ranked No.1 in the World Doubles ranking.
He has also done well in mixed doubles events throughout his career. He has won the Wimbledon mixed doubles twice, once in 2007 and again in 2017. He has also won the US Open Mixed Doubles event three times.
In 2016, the Queen of England named Murray as an Officer of the Most Excellent British Empire (OBE) for his services to tennis and charity. He helps run charities for children in Colombia. In 2017, he received a charitable grant from ATP ACES in support of his charitable organizations.
He was on the ATP Player Council from 2016 to 2019. In 2020, he was named as ATPTour’s Fan Favorite Team, alongside Neal Skupski.
Grand Slam Doubles Record
- Australian Open - (2016)
- French Open - QF (2017, 2020)
- Wimbledon - F (2015)
- US Open - W (2016)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Record
- Australian Open - F (2020)
- French Open - SF (2011)
- Wimbledon - (2007, 2017)
- US Open - (2017, 2018, 2019)
Doubles Career Record - 470–337
- Doubles Career Titles - 26
- Highest Doubles Ranking - No. 1(April 2016)
- Current Doubles Ranking - No. 19(November 2021)
- ATP Tour Finals Doubles - SF (2016,2017, 2018)
- 2R - Doubles 2008 and 2021 SummerOlympics
- 1R - Mixed Doubles 2016 SummerOlympics