Andy Murray’s wife Kim gives birth to baby girl

The baby will be Andy Murray's second child. Picture: John Devlin
The baby will be Andy Murray's second child. Picture: John Devlin
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Andy Murray’s wife Kim has given birth to a baby girl.

The newborn will be the couple’s second daughter, after Sophia, who was born in 2016.

News of the birth comes less than 24 hours after the Scottish tennis star attended a charity tennis event at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

The match against Roger Federer was the first time Murray has played in public since suffering a hip injury at Wimbledon.

Their second girl is understood to have been born in England a few days ago.

Sir Andy’s grandmother Shirley Erskine said: “All the family is delighted.”

Sir Andy and his wife confirmed in July, shortly before the start of Wimbledon, that they were expecting another child.

Both Kim and the new baby are believed to be doing well.

Mrs Erskine, of Dunblane, said it was “lovely news” about the new arrival.

She told Press Association Scotland: “I’m delighted of course - another little great-granddaughter and hopefully another little playmate for big sister Sophia.

“It’s nice to get some good news.

“We were told that everything is well.”

Around 11,000 fans packed into Glasgow’s SSE Hydro venue for the Andy Murray Live exhibition match on Tuesday.

The Scot, who has not played since July due to a hip injury, was determined to perform in front of a home crowd.

He looked to be moving well enough during his match with Federer, which the Swiss won on a tie-break after both men won a set 6-3.

Sir Andy said afterwards: “It went better than I expected. I was just really happy to be out here and it went pretty well.

“There are things I want to do better but, for a first match in four or five months, it went great.

“I felt pretty good, not perfect yet, but I’m going in the right direction.”

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeted: “Congratulations to Kim and Andy (and to granny @JudyMurray too).”

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