Murray buys hotel in Scotland

by: AP February 25, 2013

Tags: Andy Murray

LONDON -- Andy Murray has bought a hotel near his hometown in Scotland.

The third-ranked Murray plans to transform the Cromlix House Hotel near Dunblane into a 15-room, five-star property.

The U.S. Open and Olympic champion says he is "pleased to be able to give something back to the community I grew up in."

The project to expected to be completed by 2014 and will be managed on Murray's behalf by Inverlochy Castle Management International.

Murray's brother Jamie married Alejandra Gutierrez at the hotel in 2010.

More Stories

Medvedev upsets eighth-seeded Paire in Marseille; Kyrgios advances

Sixth-seeded Richard Gasquet prevailed, 7-5, 6-2, against Mikhail Youzhny. 

A game of 'Would You Rather?' with young American Jared Donaldson

Donaldson, an avid gamer, is inside the Top 100 for the first time. 

Even as he rises up ranks, Jack Sock finds way to stay close to home

The American trains in Kansas City and works with a coach from his junior days.