S4M-05493: Congratulations to Andy Murray on Performance at Australian Open Tennis

That the Parliament applauds Andy Murray on reaching the Australian Open Tennis men’s final in Melbourne Park, where he played the world’s number one seed, Novak “iron man” Djokovic; notes that this was Andy’s third Australian Open and sixth Grand Slam final; considers his performance in the final and his previous five-set victory over Roger Federer in the semi-final to be a very promising start to 2013, following on from what it considers to be his incredible year of tennis in 2012, which saw him win gold in the men’s singles at the London Olympics and win the US Open; considers Andy Murray to be an excellent role model for all Scots sporting participants; notes that Andy is currently seeded number three in the world, and wishes him many more successes in what it sees as his outstanding career.

Supported by: Hanzala Malik, Dennis Robertson, Kevin Stewart, Christine Grahame, Richard Lyle, Colin Beattie, Nigel Don, Gil Paterson, Colin Keir

Date Lodged: 28/01/13

S4M-04066: Parliament Hails Andy Murray’s Magnificent Sporting Achievements

That the Parliament hails what it considers to the magnificent achievement of Scot Andy Murray on winning the 2012 US Open Championship, the first UK citizen to win a tennis “grand slam” event for over 70 years; applauds what it sees as Andy’s incredible year of sporting achievements, which included becoming the gold medallist in the men’s singles at the Olympics; commends what it considers to be his modest and dignified manner in reaching these sporting heights, and wishes Andy success in his future career.

Supported by: John Mason, Graham Dey, Brian Adam, Kevin Stewart, Kenneth Gibson, Richard Lyle, Dave Thompson, Colin Beattie, Maureen Watt, Sandra White, Colin Keir

Date Lodged: 11/09/2012

S4M-03775: Congratulations to Andy Murray on Olympic Victory

That the Parliament congratulates Scotland’s Andy Murray on becoming the first person to win gold in the Olympic Men’s Singles Tennis for the British team since Josiah Ritchie in 1908 after what it considers to be his stunning straight sets victory against Roger Federer on Wimbledon’s Centre Court; commends what it views as his modest and dignified demeanour in victory; further congratulates Andy Murray and his playing partner Laura Robson on winning silver in the mixed doubles, and wishes Andy Murray many more successes in his outstanding career.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Fiona McLeod, Mike MacKenzie, Margaret Burgess, Kevin Stewart, Colin Keir, Maureen Watt, Dave Thompson, Colin Beattie, Richard Lyle, David Torrance, Stuart McMillan

Date Lodged: 06/08/2012

S4M-03609: Warm Congratulations to Andy Murray

That the Parliament warmly congratulates Andy Murray on reaching the final of the 2012 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis Championships; recognises that he is the first Scot to achieve such a feat and is also the first UK citizen to do so since Bunny Austin in 1938, and extends its very best wishes to Andy for his participation in the 2012 London Olympics in the coming weeks.

Supported by: Graeme Dey, Richard Lyle, Maureen Watt, Christine Grahame, Kenneth Gibson

Date Lodged: 09/07/12