Andy Murray's Wimbledon-winning shirt set for charity auction

THE shirt worn by Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon is to be auctioned off for charity.

Andy Murray poses for a photograph on centre court with the the Wimbledon trophy. Picture: PA
Andy Murray poses for a photograph on centre court with the the Wimbledon trophy. Picture: PA

Proceeds from the sale of the signed and framed shirt will go to Malaria No More UK, which works to bring an end to the preventable disease.

The tennis star, who beat Milos Raonic on July 10 to win his second Wimbledon title and his third Grand Slam, said: “I’m proud to donate the T-shirt I wore when I won Wimbledon 2016 to help make malaria no more.

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“We have a real shot at winning the fight against this disease and saving millions of lives. Please bid generously.”

The bidding is taking place through the charity auction platform CharityStars.

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Managing director Robert Robinson said: “Our aim is to deliver impacting and sustainable fundraising solutions for the non-profit sectors so we are delighted to be running this auction for Malaria No More UK and hope to raise lots of money for a fantastic cause.”

Bids can be made at www.charitystars.com/andymurray until July 28.

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