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Former World No. 1 Andy Murray was officially knighted on Thursday.


The honour was first announced in December 2016

Former World No. 1 Andy Murray was officially knighted on Thursday by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. 

It was announced the Scot would be knighted in December 2016 when Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s Honours list was released. The recognition was given to Murray for his services to tennis and charity.
The Brit has also earned an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal from HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in October 2013 after winning his first Wimbledon crown.

“I’m very proud to receive it. It’s a nice day to spend with my family; my wife and parents are here,” Murray said in a statement. “‘I’d have liked to [have brought] my kids but I think they’re a bit young. I’ll show them the medal when I get home.”

Murray’s family showed how proud it is is on social media, with Andy’s mother, Judy Murray, and brother, Jamie Murray, posting to Twitter…

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