Wednesday 7 December 2016

Andy Murray and Kim Sears arrive at Dunblane Cathedral for wedding

Published 11/04/2015 | 13:16

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Bride-to-be Kim Sears has arrived Dunblane Cathedral to wed long-term partner, tennis star Andy Murray.

The world number three arrived twenty minutes before his future wife.

His mother Judy Murray was one of the earlier arrivals to today's celebrations.

In spite of his high profile, the US Open winning athlete and his other half will be keeping celebrations low-key.

While fellow tennis players are expected to be in attendance, the affair will not be an A-list event.

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They will exchange vows in the cathedral before celebrating the occasion with a reception for family and friends at the five-star Cromlix House Hotel, which Murray owns.

Judy Murray arrives for the wedding of her son and British tennis number one Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral
Judy Murray arrives for the wedding of her son and British tennis number one Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral
British tennis number one Andy Murray arrives his wedding to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral in his home town.
Tennis player Andy Murray's grandmother Shirley Erskine waves as she arrives for his wedding to his fiancee Kim Sears in Dunblane

The hotel was the venue for his brother Jamie's wedding in 2010.

Earlier today, Murray tweeted a message featuring dozens of emoticons, capturing his emotions for the day.

Read more: Andy Murray shuns A-list celebrities for his wedding to Kim Sears this Saturday

“There won’t be any celebrities as such,” Murray said earlier this week. “I don’t have any celebrity friends so it wasn’t something that was planned. [The list will be] Everyone who we’re close to, people we’ve spent a lot of time with in the past but also people we see ourselves spending time with in the future.

Ross Hutchins arrives for the wedding of British tennis number one Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral
Ross Hutchins arrives for the wedding of British tennis number one Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane Cathedral

"That’s how we came up with the names. Pretty much everything is done now and under control. I’m sure a few things will come up next week but it’s pretty much sorted.”

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