Former world number one Andy Murray and his wife Kim welcomed their third child in November last year. Additionally, the couple also has two daughters. We all know how special children are for their parents, always acting as a motivation for the couple. The same is in the case of 3-times Grand Slam winner, Andy Murray.
The British player has been going through a rough time lately with early exits from the various tennis events. Additionally, the 33-year old who is currently out of the top 100 list also require a wild card entry to compete in the circumstances. However, during all this course of defeats, Murray revealed how his children have always been his motivating factor.
”After Having Kids, If You Lose A Match, There Is Something Else To Focus On”: Murray
Murray shared how his life always used to revolve around the game before having children. In addition to this, he also said that his mood was affected by the wins and defeats on the court. According to him, it is not a healthy thing in life. Murray shared with British Daily, The Time, ”After having kids, if you lose a match, there is something else to focus on.”
Besides, he also added how his mood is not precisely affected by his performance on the court. And not only in losses, but Murray believes that even the wins did not make him as happy as he was at an early age to be when he did not have kids. Additionally, Briton said, “I’m not as down about losses now, and don’t get as excited about winning as I did when I was younger.”
Additionally, Murray played in the ongoing French Open, where he lost in the first round of the event by rival Stan Wawrinka. Even before that, Andy lost in the US Open as well.
After a career-threatening injury in 2017, Murray has been having a hard time finding his old form. However, fans still believe that the Olympic gold medalist will come back stronger. And his kids may just be his most excellent source of motivation.