Tennis pro, Andy Murray, and his wife, Kim Sears, are proud to announce the birth of their third child. Making the announcement surrounded by family and friends, the couple were pleased to say that they have had a little boy.
HELLO! reports that it had only been a few days since Murray told the media that his wife was due to deliver at any moment when she went into labour. Murray was away in Belgium at the time, getting ready to compete in the European Open that started mid-October. Despite being away, Murray was ready to leave at the drop of a hat if he got the call that Sears was in labour.
Murray supposedly chose to compete in the European Open in Belgium rather than playing in the Stockholm Open because he knew the chances were slim that he would make it in time for the delivery if he had chosen Stockholm. It was in Belgium that Murray got the call and quickly made his way home to the UK. Leaving the European Open, Murray says he hopes to play at the Paris Masters instead.
The former Wimbledon champion and his wife are excited to share the news that their baby boy made it into the world healthy to join his two older sisters. Roy Erskine, 88, who is Murray's grandfather, revealed in an interview that he still doesn't know what the boy's name is but that his wife had left to go visit the (now) family of five at that time.
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Murray explained in an interview with HELLO! that although tennis is his passion, he doesn't expect his kids to have the same. The father of three explains that as long as they're happy, he is happy with whatever career they choose. That being said, Murray definitely won't knock it if his kids do show an interest in tennis but his main goal is to help them find what they love and guide them towards it.
Admitting that he's still in love with the sport, Murray explains that he doesn't plan on quitting anytime soon. "I still get as much out of playing tennis matches today as when I started out, and having a break for the surgery has made me realize just how much I love the game," he says. Congratulations to the family and best of luck to Andy Murray on his tennis career and new role as 'father of three'.