Charity Event For Murdered Midland Men

The mother of Andy Murray held a coaching session for children in Coventry to help raise money for a charity set up in memory of two Midlands men murdered in Florida.

Judy Murray on the match between her son Andy and James Cooper

The mother of Andy Murray was in Coventry today as part of a charity event to remember two men murdered in Florida.

James Cooper from Warwickshire was a promising young coach who its believed was going to work at the Beechwood Tennis Club in Coventry.

He was killed in Sarasota last year along with his friend James Kouzaris.

Judy's son Andy once played James in a junior tournament when they were both children.

Judy Murray coaches kids in charity event

Judy Murray coaches kids in charity event
Judy Murray coaches kids in charity event Credit: ITV Central

The mother of Andy Murray held a coaching session for children in Coventry to help raise money for a chairty set up in memory of two Midlands men murdered in Florida.

James Cooper from Warwickshire and James Kouzaris from Northampton were shot when they stumbled into a run-down area of Sarasota last year when on holiday.

Their killer Shawn Tyson has been jailed for life for their murders.

Judy Murrray was on hand to teach youngsters how to play tennis. Her son Andy Murray once played James Cooper in a junior tournament.

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