June 14, 2024
Andy Murray

Andy and Jamie Murray famously teamed up to help Britain win the Davis Cup in 2015 (Image: Getty)

Andy Murray will join forces with his brother Jamie at Wimbledon this summer.
Andy and Jamie Murray have confirmed that they will pair up for the men’s doubles event at Wimbledon this summer. The three-time singles Grand Slam champion teased their potential partnership after crashing out of the French Open last week.

The younger Murray brother said he had conversations with Jamie about a link-up at SW19. And their decision has now been made.
It could be Andy’s final appearance at the All England Club as he previously said he may stop playing this summer.

The Murrays made the decision to play Wimbledon together in recent days, according to The Times. Andy has been playing more doubles in an effort to prepare for the Olympics. He partnered with Dan Evans at the French Open and they will join forces again at Queen’s.

After they lost 7-6 7-6 in the first round to Thiago Seyboth Wild and Sebastian Baez, the former world No. 1 was asked if he would also commit to doubles at Wimbledon and shared the news of his potential partnership with Jamie.

“I may do, yeah. I’m not 100 per cent sure yet. My brother doesn’t have a partner for Wimbledon currently. We have spoken a little bit about it. So may do that, but not 100 per cent sure yet,” he said.

Andy Murray
Jamie and Andy Murray last played together in Washington in 2019 (Image: Getty)

“[We would decide] ahead of time. I mean obviously Jamie, I mean, he could also get a good partner, as well.” Jamie was left without a partner for his home Grand Slam after his usual partner, Michael Venus, decided to team up with Britain’s Neal Skupski.

The elder Murray brother will be unavailable for the first two weeks after taking on the Queen’s tournament director role and Venus decided to find someone else for the entire grass-court season.

It will be Andy and Jamie’s first time playing doubles at an official tournament together since the Washington Open in 2019. There, they beat Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger Vasselin before losing to Jamie’s currently partner Venus and Raven Klaasen.
Most notably, they joined forces to help Britain win the Davis Cup in 2015. Their Wimbledon outing could be their last chance to play doubles together professionally as Andy is expected to retire this year.

Back in February, the 37-year-old said: “Yeah, I mean, I’m likely not going to play past this summer. I get asked about it after every single match that I play, every single tournament that I play. I’m bored of the question, to be honest. Yeah, I’m not going to talk more about that between now and whenever the time comes for me to stop. But yeah, I don’t plan on playing much past this summer.”

If this is his final appearance at SW19, it will be even more special with his brother by his side.

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