Andy Murray’s mum Judy shares sweet moment young fan asks for coaching help at Australian Open
Despite her son’s defeat at the Australian Open, Judy couldn’t help but share an adorable moment with a young tennis fan at the event
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However, over the weekend this sadly came to an end as he fell to a 6-1, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 defeat against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut.
Following the defeat, Andy’s mother, Judy encountered a young fan at the Melbourne arena that managed to bring a much-needed smile to her face. As a tennis coach, Judy has had a huge impact on Andy’s career on the professional stage. So much so, that it seems to be resonating with fans and potential future success stories.
Judy took to Twitter over the weekend to share the heartfelt moment when a young fan asked for tips on how to play like her son, Andy. She wrote: “Today at @ausopen, a little boy (maybe about 10) came up to me. He said “excuse me Mrs Murray. This is my mum and she’s my coach. Could you please tell her how to help me to play like Andy?"
Despite leaving the tournament, it was clear that Judy was still so proud of Andy’s efforts and how far he had managed to come.
After the match, Andy said: "I feel like I gave everything that I had to this event. So I’m proud of that. You can’t always control the outcome. You can’t control how well you’re going to play or the result.
"You can control the effort that you put into it, and I gave everything that I had the last three matches. But, yeah, I’m also disappointed because I put loads of work into the beginning of this year and was playing well enough to have a really good run, have a deep run."
Judy also took to Instagram in support of her other son, Jamie Murray, who is also playing at the Australian Open, and is now through to the quarter finals of the mixed doubles.
Judy has gained popularity for appearing on TV over the years, from being a contestant on ITV’s The Chase and BBC’s Masterchef, to even taking part in the 12th series of Strictly Come Dancing.
She was also awarded an OBE in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to tennis, women in sport, and charity.