Prior to Wimbledon 2006 Murray caused some public debate when he was quoted as saying he would "support anyone but England" at the 2006 World Cup. In Canada Murray became the first player since Andre Agassi in 1995 to defend the Canadian Masters. Before he was signed by Adidas in late 2009 he wore Fred Perry apparel.
2 from 17 to 31 August 2009 and again on 1 April 2013. He has been the runner-up in five other singles Grand Slam finals: the 2008 US Open the 2010 Australian Open the 2011 Australian Open 2012 Wimbledon and the 2013 Australian Open losing three to Roger Federer and two to Novak Djokovic. He also won a silver medal in mixed doubles.