In November 2016 we got the news that Amelie Mauresmo was expecting her second child and this April the Frenchwoman gave birth to a little girl named Ayla.
“I was obviously looking for someone to help anyway, but then it became maybe more urgent and maybe a bigger job,” Murray said.Former tennis pro Amélie Mauresmo has announced that she is expecting a baby with her partner. “Someone like that can help more than someone who hasn’t had those issues before.The French player – who has served as head coach to the UK’s top player Andy Murray since 2014 – announced on Twitter that she was expecting her first child with her partner. “You can talk about Amelie’s accomplishments, she won a lot.She was No 1 in the world, she won multiple Grand Slams, she had a creative game style.As a person, she is very nice, very easy to communicate with, but she is firm as well.Andy Murray practices serving by Swedish Coach Jonas Bjorkman (L) and French Coach Amelie Mauresmo (C) during a practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Tennis Club Last year he was humiliated when he lost in the quarter finals in straight sets having won the title in 2013.
This year Team Murray will be hoping to build on his triumph in the finals of the Queen’s Club competition last Sunday.
So those are the reasons I wanted to give it a shot.’Despite his recent tournament finishes getting him back near the top of his game, Murray has had to put tennis aside this week as he and Kim Sears make last-minute preparations for their wedding on Saturday.
Mauresmo, who won two Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon, as well as taking home silver at 2004's Summer Olympics, was given the go-head by The All England Club to be at Murray’s side, despite her heavily pregnant state.
We were on tour together for quite a few years and I’ve always got on very well with him.”Bjorkman is here this week, but Mauresmo will miss Murray’s first clay-court tournament of the year.
This is also his first competitive appearance since his wedding last month.
He said she had never talked to him previously about wanting children, but added: “I don’t feel like it’s something she needed to speak to me about.