Andy Murray: The Man Behind The Racquet (BBC One, 10.25pm)

Andy Murray: The Man Behind The Racquet (BBC One, 10.25pm)
Updated on Sunday 23 June 2013 by @TVNewsroom

The BBC will broadcast two special documentaries this evening looking at three of the biggest stars in the world of tennis.

One documentary will take a look at Andy Murray, while the second focuses on the Williams sisters.

In Andy Murray: The Man Behind The Racquet the BBC enters into the inner sanctum of the reigning US Open and Olympic champion to witness what it takes on and off the court to compete as a global sports star.

This is Andy as you’ve never seen him before; from an open-top bus in his hometown of Dunblane to pilates in Miami, from ice baths in Monte Carlo to injury rehabilitation in Surrey with Kim and his dogs.

With fashion shoots, charity and media work along the way, we get a glimpse into the life of a private man; a shy Scot who won a nation’s heart with his raw emotion at Wimbledon and then their eternal admiration by winning the US Open to become Britain’s first male Grand Slam Champion in 76 years.

The hour-long programme hears contributions from girlfriend Kim Sears, mum Judy, brother Jamie, coach Ivan Lendl, rivals Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, tennis greats Andre Agassi and John McEnroe and famous fans such as Kevin Spacey, Sir Alex Ferguson, Anna Wintour, Christopher Bailey and James Corden.

Andy Murray: The Man Behind The Racquet in on BBC One at 10.25pm tonight!

Venus and Serena is on BBC Two at 7pm tonight!

Posted in
BBC Match of the Day MOTD

The running order for tonight’s edition of Match of the Day is as follows: 1. Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United; 2. West Bromwich Albion v Cheslea; 3. Crystal Palace v Everton; 4. Burnley v Southampton. Gary Lineker will... Read more

BBC Sport - Match of the Day 2019 - Titles (18)

The second round of Premier League fixtures in the 2020/21 season got underway today. Gary Lineker will be live on BBC One and BBC One HD from 10.20pm this evening with highlights of all four games. He’ll be joined in... Read more

Gary Lineker - BBC World Cup 2018 (1)

The BBC and Gary Lineker have signed a new contract which will keep him at the corporation until 2025. The former England captain will continue as Match Of The Day host, a programme he first presented back in 1999 as... Read more

BBC Match of the Day MOTD

The running order for tonight’s edition of Match of the Day is as follows: 1. Liverpool v Leeds; 2.Fulham v Arsenal; 3. West Ham United v Newcastle United; 4. Crystal Palace v Southampton. Gary Lineker will be live on BBC... Read more

Jason Bell - BBC NFL (1)

Jason Bell will take part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing. The 42-year-old is a former NFL player who currently serves as a pundit on the BBC’s NFL coverage. “Strictly is the epitome of British television and this year, more... Read more