U.S. OPEN: The Eirie Andy Murray – Fred Perry Connection

0
1113

 

 

When Andy Murray was young he played with Fred Perry Apparel and Perry was the last Brit to win a Grand Slam since 1936. Murray told Inside Tennis he would have liked to have talked with the great champion. And actually the

two

have much in common.

FRED PERRY ANDY MURRAY
DATE OF BIRTH

05/18/1909 05/15/1987

HOROSCOPE
Taurus Taurus

FIRST GRAND SLAM VICTORY

US Open US Open

DATE OF FIRST GRAND SLAM VICTORY

09/10/1933 09/10/2012

SEED AT US OPEN
No. 3 No. 3

SEED OF OPPONENT IN FINAL

No.2 (Jack Crawford) No. 2. (Novak Djokovic)

At the time of the actual US Open final their opponents had/has 3 Australian Open titles

Jack Crawford Novak Djokovic
(1931, 1932, 1933) (2008, 2011, 2012)

At the time of the actual US Open final their opponents were the reigning Australian Open champion

Jack Crawford Novack Djokovic
1933 2012