Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement


Andy Murray reveals he put on 10lbs gorging on chocolate biscuits while looking after new-born Teddy

, Andy Murray reveals he put on 10lbs gorging on chocolate biscuits while looking after new-born Teddy

ANDY MURRAY has revealed how he got FAT while looking after his newborn child Teddy as he gorged on chocolate biscuits!

Murray ballooned to almost 14-STONE the heaviest weight of his career as he and wife Kim cared for their newborn.

Andy Murray revealed he piled on 10lbs after gorging out on chocolate biscuits after his new-born baby was born

This was only a few weeks after winning the European Open in Antwerp on October 20, which his wife and two daughters missed as they were having dinner at Wagamama.

Relaxed Muzza said: Evenings were the issue when the new-born has been going to bed at 7pm and sleeping for a three-hour period.

My wife would sleep upstairs and get a period of good sleep before the baby would wake up.

Id be on my own downstairs with chocolate biscuits and stuff.

There was Halloween and second daughters birthday party, then also my sister-in-law had a birthday. So there was lots of cake and junk. And no training is not a good combination!

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

I was 88.5 kilos and Im usually 84kg.

Then with tongue firmly in cheek, as befits a man at peace with himself and the media, Murray said he didnt want to end up tubby like ex-coach Ivan Lendl.

Murray joked: Hell probably kill me for saying this but I always said I dont want to end up with what happened to Ivan (Lendl).

When he was playing he was in great shape and very thin. And when he stopped things went south. So I need to avoid that.

His wife Kim gave birth to their third child Teddy Barron Murray less than a week after the Antwerp win.

With an ever-growing family, Murray concedes he will have to tailor his playing and training schedule.

His current itinerary involves a two-week training block in Miami in December, then Christmas in Scotland before flying to Australia on December 27 for the ATP Cup and Australian Open build-up.

Unlike Roger Federer, whose four kids travel round the world to events, Murray says he does not intend to take the children on long-haul flights.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Murray, 32, said: In the last year or so when we travelled originally with our first daughter I guess selfishly I really wanted to be around her as much as possible.

But actually after we went to Australia the first time with her and lost early, it was a really long trip.

We went home earlier than expected and for the first week or eight days I didnt particularly like trying to wake my daughter up in the middle of the day.

So we decided we wouldnt be doing anymore long-haul trips anymore because its better for them.

Its something youre going to have to factor in when scheduling and planning but also my off-season how much time to spend away from home.


Murrays performances since career-saving hip surgery in January have been nothing short of remarkable.

The hip is fine thanks to the metal implant and apart from a sore elbow he is in good nick.

The big question, of course, is whether his body can sustain the rigours of fortnightly Grand Slam tennis.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Murray says his physio is optimistic about his chances because he loves the fact theres a day off to rest and actually recover.

The next assignment, however, will be the Davis Cup in Madrid next week.

Britain face Holland and Kazakhstan on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

The competition has undergone a redesign and instead of home-and-away knockout matches it will now take place over the course of a week.

The world No125 is concerned about the lack of atmosphere and potential ticket chaos for British fans in the Gerard Pique-bankrolled event.

He said: Im excited and intrigued to see what itll be like with the new format.

Im going to miss the atmosphere because I dont think the atmospheres going to be the same as some of the home or the away ties. Like the Belgian final and my first Davis Cup in Israel.

From what I hear weve sold a lot of tickets and will have a decent fanbase out there.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

But how does that work if we get through to the quarter-finals who has tickets for that? How many can stay?
Well see but itll be interesting to see how it goes.

To view the Andy Murray collection please visit:

Tweet @Rob_Maul

, Andy Murray reveals he put on 10lbs gorging on chocolate biscuits while looking after new-born Teddy
Murray won the Antwerp Open in October, just a week before baby Teddy Barron arrived on the scene

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.


Premier League

Cheering from the Sidelines Diletta Leotta was spotted cheering on her partner, Loris Karius, as he made his first Premier League start since 2018....

Premier League

Managers Want Transfer Windows for Job Movements Premier League managers are advocating for a groundbreaking change that would bring them in line with players...

Premier League

Former Captain Calls Out Lack of Excuses in Defeat Antonio Valencia didn't hold back in criticizing Manchester United's performance against Fulham, stating that "there...


Renan Ferreira's Lightning Victory Brazilian MMA star Renan Ferreira made a statement with a jaw-dropping 20-second knockout of Ryan Bader, setting the stage for...

Premier League

Saka and Havertz Lead the Way Arsenal displayed dominance in a 4-1 victory against Newcastle, with Bukayo Saka and Kai Havertz standing out with...

Premier League

Arsenal's Revenge Arsenal and Mikel Arteta deliver payback against Newcastle in a 4-1 victory after a controversial defeat earlier in the season. Gunners' Dominance...