Andy Murray has one last surprise in store for Wimbledon fans

Murray received a wildcard to play mixed doubles
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Andy Murray is not done bestowing gifts to the fans of Wimbledon. After announcing his withdrawal from singles on Tuesday, he revealed a big surprise on Wednesday. He received a wildcard to play mixed doubles.

The three-time Grand Slam champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, who earned three of those career wins at Wimbledon, is playing with the other active British Grand Slam champion, Emma Raducanu. Raducanu is 0-1 in doubles in her career and has never played mixed doubles.

Fans hoped to see Murray in two events at Wimbledon, and while it is still sad that he could not play singles due to his injury issues, playing doubles with his brother Jamie Murray and mixed doubles with Emma Raducanu are the next best things.

Tennis fans want Andy Murray to leave Wimbledon on a winning note

Few tennis players will go out on top like Pete Sampras did. Sampras won a Grand Slam title in his last career match at the 2002 US Open.

Perhaps Andy Murray can win a Wimbledon title en route to retirement. He has won three doubles titles. Murray is 7-4 lifetime in mixed doubles with no titles won yet.

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Murray and Raducanu are an appropriate pairing. In addition to being an ambassador for British tennis during his long career, Murray is also an outspoken fan of WTA tennis. That could be attributed to his roots; his mother Judy Murray has been a famed tennis coach and advisor for years and is next serving as the WTA Finals Community Ambassador.

There is nothing that Murray would like more than to win Wimbledon with his brother and the next generation of talent for Britian in the WTA.

Murray is scheduled to take the court on July 4 with his brother Jamie for their first-round doubles match. The mixed doubles schedule has not been released. These matches will most likely be played on Centre Court so that fans can give Murray plenty of support in his quest for victories at Wimbledon 2024.

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