Andy's career was changed significantly by a friendly game of racketball with Rafael Nadal, the Spanish teenager who was then a contemporary on the junior circuit. Once the game was over - history does not record who won - the conversation that followed was undoubtedly one of the turning points of Andy's career.
Andy had been thinking that his training schedule was not demanding enough. He was lucky if he managed to fit in two hours a day of proper practice, what with his schoolwork, travel to and from the local centre, and trying to get courts and hitters organised. Andy was beginning to realise that he would have to put in more hours in a more competitive environment with like-minded individuals if he was to keep up with his peer group.
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You can also read the other recent article by Judy Murray called 'Offered a trial by Rangers' here
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Make sure you get the latest edition of ACE magezine as it once again features Andy Murray. As a bonus a large poster of Andy Murray is included with the backside of it being the tennis calender for 2006. Discuss this poster here