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Andy Murray's mother 'to appear on Strictly'

Judy Murray could be foxtrotting into the limelight if she appears on Strictly Come Dancing. Photo: PA

Her son is currently being watched by millions as he defends his title at Wimbledon.

But Andy Murray's mother could soon be facing an audience off her own as she is reportedly being lined up to appear on Strictly Come Dancing.

The 54-year-old is said to be 'in talks' to be a contestant on the popular BBC1 show, presented by Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly.

The tennis coach, who is a big fan of Strictly and has posted comments about the dancers on her Twitter account, kept schtum about rumours that she could compete on the show when she was asked about it earlier this year.

But an insider said: "She'd be a fantastic signing on the show."

Judy Murray pictured with her son Andy on a night out together last year. Credit: PA

Earlier this year, her friend and former tennis star Andrew Castle hinted that she would love to take part.

"She's a huge Strictly nut and would love to do the show. I reckon she'd surprise people. I'm sure she's got the moves," he told The Sun.

British number 1 Andy Murray plays in his first match at Wimbledon. Credit: PA

The news came as her son arrived on Centre Court yesterday, to a standing ovation, to become the first British man to defend a Wimbledon singles title for 77 years.

The 27-year-old is ranked third in this year's Wimbledon behind Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.