Murray, Raducanu to team up in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray

Andy Murray will play with Emma Raducanu in a superstar mixed doubles partnership as part of his Wimbledon farewell.

Murray, 37, is playing at the Championships for the final time before retiring later this year.

The two-time men’s singles champion decided on Tuesday he was not fit enough to play in the singles after a recent back operation.

Murray will play in the men’s doubles alongside older brother Jamie and has now also opted to join forces with Raducanu in an eye-catching pairing.

Speaking after practice on Tuesday, and before the news broke on Wednesday about his partnership with Raducanu, Murray said: “Doubles is a slightly different game in terms of the physicality of it and I am looking forward to that.”

Murray played with American great Serena Williams in the 2019 mixed doubles at Wimbledon, describing it as a “once in a lifetime” opportunity.

Playing alongside 2021 US Open champion Raducanu is set to be another special occasion in the final weeks of his illustrious career.

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