Wimbledon is planning to honour Andy Murray by erecting a statue of him at the All England Club, according to a report on Tennis 365.

Murray has won Wimbledon twice in his career and is aiming to retire from tennis after this year’s edition of the tournament.

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Chief executive Richard Lewis revealed the news that a statue of Murray could go up in the near future. He said:

We are very fond of him. We always felt that when Andy retired, that would be the appropriate time to recognise his extraordinary career.

I am sure something like [a statue] will be done, but meanwhile down at the club, he is seen as a highly-respected person both on and off the court. 

The 31-year-old has had a torrid time with injuries in recent seasons and he tearfully revealed last Friday that he would be ending his career because of a hip problem. 

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