Murray confirms Strictly Come Dancing appearance

Judy Murray has confirmed she will compete as a contestant on this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

Judy Murray has officially confirmed she is to be a contestant on this year's Strictly Come Dancing. Credit: PA Wire

The mother of former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray joins Frankie Bridge from The Saturdays on the show, which starts in the Autumn.

"I'm a huge Strictly Come Dancing fan but a total armchair dancer," the 54-year-old said.

"It's going to be a big challenge for me and for whoever has to dance with me but I absolutely can't wait to get started."