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From Dunblane to Wimbledon winner: Andy Murray's career in pictures

Andy Murray pictured with Wimbledon trophy. Photo: PA Wire

Andy Murray became the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936.

Here we look at the tennis star's career in pictures.

  • Murray's beginnings

Murray and his brother Jamie were trained by their mother Judy, who was briefly a professional tennis player, when they were juniors.

Andy Murray (pictured left) with his older brother Jamie Murray. Credit: Jamie Murray

He attended Dunblane Primary School and was present when Thomas Hamilton killed 17 people in 1996.

At the age of 15, Murray decided to move from Scotland to Barcelona, Spain, where he trained on the clay courts of the Sanchez-Casal Academy.

Andy Murray with his mother Judy in 2001. Credit: Perthshire News Agency
  • 2004

Murray first came to the British public's attention in 2004 after he won the boy's singles title at the US Open.

In the final he defeated Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsy, who defeated Roger Federer in this year's Wimbledon, in two sets.

Andrew Murray celebrates his victory in the boys' US Open with his mum Judy. Credit: PA Archive
  • 2005

Murray competed in his first Wimbledon tournament where he reached the third round after beating George Bastl and Radek Stepanek.

His run in the tournament finally came to an end with a five set defeat by former world number three David Nalbandian.

Andy Murray celebrates after winning the second set against David Nalbandian. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport
Andy Murray went on to lose in five sets against the Argentine. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive
  • 2008

The 2008 US Open would be Murray's first appearance in a Grand Slam final but it ended in defeat with Roger Federer winning the title.

The Scot would lose four finals before claiming his first Grand Slam win.

Andy Murray holds the second place trophy after being defeated by Roger Federer.
  • 2012

Ivan Lendl's appointment as Murray's coach at the start of 2012 proved to be a turning point in the tennis star's career.

Murray avenged his four set defeat to Roger Federer in the 2012 Wimbledon final by winning gold in the Olympics and claiming his maiden Grand Slam title by beating Novak Djokovic in the US Open.

Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray to win Wimbledon in 2012. Credit: Dubreuil Corinne/ABACA
Andy Murray with his gold medal from the London 2012 Olympics. Credit: Thomas Sindy/ABACA
Andy Murray defeats Serbia's Novak Djokovic to win the 2012 US Open Championships Credit: Dubreuil Corinne/ABACA
  • 2013

Murray, who is ranked number two in the world, started the year disappointingly after losing the Australian Open final and having to pull out of the French Open with an injury.

However, that disappointment soon disappeared as he became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years.

Andy Murray celebrates with his Wimbledon trophy. Credit: PA Wire
Andy Murray holds the trophy under a statue of former British champion Fred Perry. Credit: REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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