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Knowing the Score

My Family and Our Tennis Story
Narrated by: Judy Murray
Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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'It was the day I put the tennis balls into the tumble dryer that I realised I thought about tennis a little bit differently.'

What happens when you find you have exceptional children? Do you panic? Put your head in the sand? Or risk everything and jump in headfirst?

As mother to tennis champions Jamie and Andy Murray, Scottish national coach, coach of the Fed Cup and general all-round can-do woman of wonder, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and reaching out to ambition. As a parent, coach and leader, she is an inspiration who has revolutionised British tennis. From the soggy community courts of Dunblane to the white heat of Centre Court at Wimbledon, Judy Murray's extraordinary memoir charts the challenges she has faced, from desperate finances and growing pains to entrenched sexism.

We all need a story of 'yes we can' to make us believe great things are possible. This is that story.

©2017 Judy Murray (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

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A woman, a mother, a professional

This was a fabulous book. So insightful about determination, love and making sure that you have fun.

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  • L. Long
  • 07-18-17

So interesting

This was the first autobiography that I have read/listened to. I am an Andy Murray fan so I was interested in hearing Judy's story.

I loved it! I couldn't stop listening to it. She is an amazing women and I had no idea what as a family they gone through and achieved to get there.

I throughly recommend it.

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  • Nicola
  • 07-17-17

Great coach, ambassador and mum.

I read this book as I've always played tennis. I expected to enjoy the insights into pro-tennis, and to hear how 2 brothers managed to get to be top players. I hadn't anticipated that I would enjoy even more than that, the story of a truly inspirational woman who has fought to get her boys to where they are and also given so much back. Well written, well read, an ace.

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  • WENDY 2152
  • 07-14-17

Excellent!

Interesting, enlightening, very well written & Judy Murray's narration is excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Daniel Somers
  • 10-25-19

one of the best read and told storys.

The book was read perfectly and was made interesting. it was exciting both content and way read.
A credit to the country

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  • Lyuba Karakaneva
  • 09-25-19

Absolutely brilliant storytelling

Absolutely brilliant storytelling with bonus laughter towards the end. It is not just a tail about glory but also persistence, resilience and dignity. Highly recommended!

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  • Penny B.
  • 11-01-18

You won't be disappointed

What an inspirational woman Judy Murray is! A brilliant book with amazing stories and insights into her and her family's lives.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-25-18

Excellent book

Great book really interesting even though tennis isn’t my thing Judy is a truly amazing lady well worth a read

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-02-18

Excellent read

This is a most interesting and informative read with applicability to all.

Inspirational due to Jamie and Andy’s performances but also the background contributions of Judy herself.

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  • T S
  • 08-31-18

inspirational

Judy inspires others to achieve in life. Excellent and made more enjoyable as Judy narrates

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  • Rob Jr
  • 07-12-18

Great to hear the story of one my hero’s!

Truly amazing background story. Some really funny stories and mostly inspirational to hear from possibly the greatest women ever in British Tennis.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-30-17

very honest and meaningful elaboration of life.

hope the insights gathered from the book will help to raise my son to do well in tennis s well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-20-18

great read on the murrays story

great insight into the life of not not just Jamie and Andy Murray but also Judy as well.