Murray is also the 2012 US Open Champion and reigning Olympic Singles Champion. The only way to see the Clutchfit Pursuit is for Murray to keep winning. Check out our collection of Andy Murray tennis clothing below. Neither Under Armour or Murray have commented on the switch. Andy Murray hasn’t lost yet wearing Under Armour’s first-ever men’s tennis shoe, built specifically for and with the Scot. As part of the 4-year partnership, Murray will wear Under Armour® apparel, footwear, and accessories and will be featured in marketing campaigns, will participate in global training and tennis activations, and will make appearances for the brand beginning in January 2015. Tim Newcomb covers stadiums, design and gear for Sports Illustrated. In July 2013, he became the first British male in 77 years to win the coveted Wimbledon Championships in London. Athlete performance and product innovation are the brand’s core pillars, which will have strong benefits for Andy and the team in 2015 and beyond.”. Murray signed with Under Armour in January of this year, but without a men’s tennis shoe in their brand, he wore UA apparel and kept playing in his Adidas shoes. “We did a real autopsy of what he’s worn, what is successful, what he likes and what he didn’t like,” Rattet says. Andy Murray lost to Roger Federer during a 2015 Wimbeldon singles semifinal match. Murray, who likes worn-in shoes, has multiple match-ready pairs at any given point and often works through up to four pairs a month. The speedy process almost wrapped in time for Under Armour to release the Murray shoe ahead of the French Open, but Rattet says they needed just a touch more time to fully test it out, instead moving their focus to the grass court version he first wore in a competitive match at Queen’s Club. “We needed to work real quick to get him in product,” Rattet says. Inside Under Armour's design process and creation of Andy Murray's custom shoe. Getting to the final product quickly required designers to always offer Murray choices. Andy Murray won his first-round US Open match with a 7-5, 6-3, 4-6 and 6-1 score over Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday night.
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The launch of the Clutchfit Pursuit comes with a subtle touch to Murray’s style, using an “AM” logo on the tongue as the main call-out. “It has been a whirlwind, but he is a consummate professional in terms of preparation, how he attacks training and preparation for the game.”, Federer, Murray, Serena, Sharapova and more talk ahead of Wimbledon.