Andy Murray and Kim Sears are ‘expecting first baby’ reports claim

British tennis star Andy Murray and his wife Kim Sears married in April of this year and now there are reports circulating that the pair are expecting their first child together.

The former Wimbledon champion is said to have only just broken the news to friends and family who are overjoyed at the latest news.

According to the Mail Online sources have said that the couple decided to make the announcement to their families following Kim’s hospital visit. The reports said that Kim, 27, is believed to be due in February of next year.

Andy’s mom, Judy, who starred appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in the past is said to be thrilled at the news. Just weeks ago she was just joking about her dreams of becoming a “very active granny for sure”.

These reports also surface not too long after Andy was encouraged by fellow Wimbledon champion Andre Agassi to start a family to improve his performance. According to now retired tennis pro a baby would “put stuff in perspective” for Andy.

In 2013, following his gold medal win at the Olympics one year previously, Andy said he and Kim were considering starting a family. The two have been together for ten years.

Up until now Andy apparently has believed their two terrier dogs Maggie May and Rusty, to be his children, he joked that he often Skypes with the canines while travelling.

The pair will possibly even already have a playmate for their new baby as Andy’s coach Amelie Mauresmo is expected to give birth to her baby. She announced her pregnancy on social media just days before Andy and Kim married in his hometown of Dunblane.