Andy Murray was born on May 15, 1987 at Glasgow, Scotland. His father William Murray was a former professional footballer and his mother Judith Murray was a former professional tennis player. He took interest in tennis by seeing his older brother Jamie play. He went to the Dunblane High School after which he studied at the Schiller International School. He met his first coach Leon Smith at the age of 11.
Within one year Murray was able to win the prestigious Orange Bowl competition in his age group. In the year 2003, started playing on the senior circuit and his first tournament win was at the Glasgow Futures Event.
In 2004, Murray went on to win the Junior U.S. Open. That year he was ranked as the No.2 in the junior rankings. In 2005, he was ranked 407 in the world and also selected to play Davis Cup for Great Britain. That year he won his first ATP match at the Queen’s tournament by beating Santiago Ventura in straight sets. He also was able to reach the third round at Wimbledon becoming the first Scottish player to do so in the Open Era. That year he also made it into his first ATP finals at the Thailand Open. With his exploits in the year 2005, Murray had climbed the rankings to reach the No.64 spot in the ATP rankings.