‘He’s got unfinished business’: Judy Murray on Andy, ambition and abuse in tennis

Judy Murray’s time in the tennis spotlight has been fraught with sexism and accusations of pushiness. But she’s persisted – and now she’s speaking out about the problems in the women’s game

Britain’s most famous tennis mother has got more than her sons on her mind today. Judy Murray wants to discuss all that is worrying her about the sport she loves, notably the abuse of teenage girls in the women’s game.

It is 12 years since I first interviewed Murray – a lifetime in British tennis history. Back then, 19-year-old Andy had just established himself as the country’s No 1 singles player, and 20-year-old Jamie had got to his first final of an ATP doubles tournament. Since then, the Scottish triumvirate has transformed British tennis.

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