Judy Murray awarded degree for contribution to tennis

The mother of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Stirling.

Judy Murray received the award of Doctor of the University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to tennis, to sport and to charitable causes.

Judy Murray holding her honorary degree she received from the University of Stirling, Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Formerly the national coach for Scotland, Judy now works with Britain's leading women and girls and is the Great Britain Fed Cup captain, while also leading the drive to increase the number of female tennis coaches.