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Serena Williams honors tennis colleague Murray

Andy Murray competes at Wimbledon for the last time. Serena Williams is one of the tennis stars paying tribute to the Scot

Tennis star Serena Williams (42) has congratulated former world number one Andy Murray (37), who is about to retire, on an “incredible” career. “I have to say, I’ve always enjoyed watching you,” said the former world number one. One of the reasons for this was that the Scot was one of the few players who was more annoyed on court than she was, said the US American mischievously and with a grin. That’s quite difficult.

In 2019, the two tennis aces competed together in the mixed at Wimbledon. For Murray, this year’s edition is his last Wimbledon participation. The Scot announced the end of his career this summer and was honored with an emotional ceremony on Thursday evening.

Williams also thanked Murray for supporting women’s tennis. “You’ve been the leader,” she said. The two-time Wimbledon winner was the first top player to have a female coach in Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo. Murray had also once corrected a reporter when he overlooked the successes of American female tennis players

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