i apologise if this article has been posted already but....http://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/414701/Kim-Sears-plans-to-spend-less-time-following-Andy-Murray-around-the-world
Kim Sears plans to spend less time following Andy Murray around the world
NOW that Andy Murray has won Wimbledon, his girlfriend Kim Sears intends to spend less time following him around the world, and concentrate on her own two ambitions - developing her painting skills and writing a novel.
Andy Murray and Kim Sears met seven years ago Andy Murray and Kim Sears met seven years ago
For seven years since they met at a tournament in South Africa her life has been intertwined with Andy's career.
Besides being his chief cheerleader, Kim runs the couple's £5million house in Surrey where, in-between making sure the cupboard is full of Andy's favourite sweets (Percy Pigs, from M&S) she looks after their border terriers, Maggie and Rusty, and goldfish Gary and Gabriella.
There's only so much tennis a girl can watch. Kim wants a bit more time to herself, to paint and to write a novel
Last year English graduate Kim began her own business as a pet portraitist, but because of her commitments with Andy, she's been unable to take on new commissions. Now that could change.
A friend reports: "There's only so much tennis a girl can watch. Kim wants a bit more time to herself, to paint and to write a novel."