Andy Murray stops traffic and rescues dog on his way to Wimbledon!

Published Monday, Jun 23 2014, 16:05 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Andy Murray has put his life on the line to rescue a dog while on his way to Wimbledon.

Tennis ace Andy was driving to the All England Club in south west London when he spotted the labradoodle darting towards the traffic.

Andy, who makes his first appearance on the courts today, pulled over, ran into the road and stopped the oncoming cars before scooping up the mischievous mutt.

Andy Murray signs copies of his new book 'Seventy-Seven: My Road To Wimbledon Glory', at Waterstones Piccadilly - 11 June 2014


Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Andy said: "I was driving to practice and there was a dog running along the road.

"I parked the car and got out and tried to stop the traffic because the dog was running towards the oncoming traffic. I ran into the road, stopped the traffic and I managed to get the dog onto the back seat of my car.

"Then I drove to the place where all of the people walk their dogs, which is literally just round the corner. I called the number on the tag and amazingly my two dogs walk with that dog quite a lot. I met the owner and she was happy I'd picked it up."

He added: "The dog was pretty strong, I don't think it really wanted me to grab it by the collar and put it in the car but thankfully the dog was fine and it's all good."

Earlier today, Andy's girlfriend Kim Sears (and her amazing hair) made her 2014 Wimbledon debut to support her man, who is playing David Goffin this afternoon.

This doggy drama has definitely given us another reason to love Murray!

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