Andy Murray and spouse Kim Sears’ relationship started with a tennis connection however then blossomed right into a whirlwind romance.
Murray stepped out onto the skilled tennis scene in 2003 within the Challenger and Futures circuit. After sustaining a knee harm within the first half of 2004, he returned six months later to win the Junior Open. In 2005 — the identical 12 months he reportedly started relationship Sears — he made his debut within the Davis Cup. He went on to earn a wild card spot for each Wimbledon and the US Open.
Kim, for her half, grew up within the tennis scene not as a participant however because the daughter of former participant and British coach Nigel Sears. Kim reportedly met Murray through the 2005 US Open and the duo started relationship in secret. Nonetheless, the key romance didn’t final lengthy. Murray gave Kim — who was watching from the stands — a smooch after successful his first SAP Open the next 12 months.
Since their public show of affection, the pair have been inseparable since. In his 2013 memoir, Seventy-Seven: My Street to Wimbledon Glory, Murray expressed his gratitude for Kim as she remained by his facet because the begin of his profession.
“You’re in these big cities assembly new individuals on a regular basis and it could be simple to get your head turned,” he penned. “However Kim’s at all times been there for me. She actually cares about me and helps with so many issues. She at all times has. That’s why we now have such a fantastic relationship.”
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Murray and Kim reportedly met through the US Open and commenced relationship in secret.
Kim and Murray went public with their relationship one 12 months later after he was seen giving Kim a kiss within the stands after successful the SAP Open. After the candy second, Murray opened up about the way it felt to win along with his girlfriend current.
“First time she got here to a event with me,” Murray mentioned in a post-match interview on the time. “I’m possibly just a little bit extra relaxed on [the] court docket. I performed very well and hopefully, she’ll come to a couple extra tournaments.”
Murray continued to search out success on the tennis court docket and took residence an Olympic gold medal, after defeating Roger Federer. Following his victory, Murray embraced Kim who was watching within the stands.
Kim joined Murray as he was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.
Initially of the 12 months, Murray teased through Twitter that he and Kim could be tying the knot after Wimbdelon. He later retracted the assertion by stating he was joking.
Nonetheless, Murray ended up proposing to his longtime love the next November.
The couple wed in April at Dunblane Cathedral in Dunblane, Scotland. Murray donned a standard kilt for the ceremony whereas his bride regarded elegant in a Jenny Packham robe.
4 months after their nuptials, the duo introduced they have been anticipating their first baby the next 12 months.
Kim and Murray welcomed their first baby, daughter Sophia Olivia.
Murray and Kim expanded their household with the arrival of daughter Edie.
Kim gave beginning to their third baby, son Teddy.
The pair quietly welcomed their fourth baby, daughter Lola, collectively through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kim continued to assist Murray as he took the court docket within the US Open as he took on — and defeated — French participant Corentin Moutet.