Andy Murray praised for ‘casual feminism’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Coach Amelie Mauresmo, and Judy Murray have been large-hearted forces on Andy Murray

Following Andy Murray’s announcement that he will retire this year, countless prominent gals – inside and outside of tennis – have praised him for taking a leading role in fighting sexism.

From announcing out journalists, to becoming one of the first guiding men’s tennis players to hire a female coach, he has hit the headlines on numerous occasions.

US tennis lore Billie Jean King tweeted: “Your expres for equality will cause future generations.”