Andy Murray

Andy Murray selected to compete at Tokyo Olympics

Andy Murray has been selected by Great Britain to compete at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the British star will attempt to win a third Olympic gold medal.

“The Olympics means a huge amount to me, it’s a massive honour to be able to compete at a fourth Games,” said Murray.

Murray has been selected alongside current British number one Dan Evans, while Jo Konta and Heather Watson will compete in the women’s singles.

The 34-year-old won his first Olympics gold medal at London 2012, defeating Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 on Centre Court in a thrilling encounter. Murray became the first British man to win the Olympic singles gold medal since Josiah Ritchie in 1908.

“Its number one for me, the biggest win of my life.” Murray said in his post-match interview.

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Murray then successfully defended his title at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the Scot edged a thrilling final encounter against Argentine 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5. Murray became the first male tennis player in history to win two Olympic singles titles.

Tokyo Olympics will get underway on 23rd July and finish on 8th August. Murray will next compete in the Wimbledon singles event, starting on June 28th.

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