(born 10 March 1981 in Liverpool
, England) is a British tennis
player who represents Yorkshire
. As of June 2009 he is the 9th highest ranked player in Britain.
Marray regularly competes in doubles competitions as well as in singles, pairing up with Richard Bloomfield
, and left-hander Mark Hilton
. As of late 2009 he began teaming up with Jamie Murray
and has since won a number of tournament on the ATP circuit, including Salinas in Ecuador and Bergamo in Italy. His career-high ranking is 215, achieved in April 2005. In 2006 he plummeted down to a world ranking of 570 before mounting an incredible comeback after reaching the semi-finals of an ATP competition in Orléans
, France , before losing to Olivier Rochus
.He subsequently qualified for his first ATP Tour event outside the UK in Stockholm
, and the semi-final of another lucrative event in Dnipropetrovsk
John's most famous match was likely his match against Lleyton Hewitt
at the Queen's Club Championship
of 2004. In that match, he lost 7–6 (11), 7–6 (12), having six set points saved in each but also saving multiple set and match points from Hewitt.