LTA rename Glasgow ATP Challenger event in tribute to Murray family

Murray Trophy

Jamie Murray says he is “regarded” the ATP Challenger occasion in Glasgow will be renamed the Murray Trophy as a tribute to his family’s commitment to tennis.

Siblings Jamie and Andy helped Extraordinary England win the Davis Glass without precedent for a long time in 2015, and have won nine Thousand Hammer titles between them.

Their mom Judy is a mentor and previous GB Bolstered Container skipper.

In January, two-time Wimbledon champion Andy, 31, condemned English tennis’ inability to expand on his prosperity.

Jamie – the principal English player to rank as world number one in the open time – has worked intimately with the Yard Tennis Relationship to build up the occasion.

“I’m eager to work with the LTA and Glasgow Life on this occasion and regarded to have it named in acknowledgment of my family’s accomplishments in the game,” said six-time Fabulous Pummel duplicates champion Jamie, 33.

“I truly trust we can utilize the Murray Trophy – Glasgow to build attention to tennis and make open doors for more young men and young ladies to play, both in Scotland and England all in all.”

The Murray Trophy will occur at Scotstoun Sports Grounds from 16-22 September.

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