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Murray Breaks Up With Girlfriend Sears

Andy Murray has broken up with his long-time girlfriend Kim Sears, British media are reporting.

Sears, 21, was absent from Murray’s box at the Barclay’s ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. Media reports suggest that Sears has moved back with her parents after living with the 2008 US Open singles finalist at a house in Surrey. The couple were an item for four years. Murray, 22, is currently ranked No. 4 in the world.

According to the Times of London, a spokesman for 19 Entertainment, Murray’s management company, said: “Andy and Kim have mutually agreed to separate. They remain friends and ask for privacy at this time.”

Sears became familiar to millions of tennis fans worldwide, especially at Wimbledon, where TV cameras picked up the emotion written on her face as she cheered him from the stands.

Sears’ father, Nigel Sears, is an employee with the British Lawn Tennis Association where he is the head of British women’s tennis and the captain of the British Fed Cup team.

More information can be found here – http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/tennis/article6936719.ece