Andy Murray has put forward a desperate plea for his wedding ring to be returned after it was stolen during his education at Indian Wells.
Murray married Kim Sears in 2005 and, like many tennis players, removes his wedding ring when he trains or plays.
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Many players wear necklaces with the ring attached, but Murray has always attached the ring to one of his laces and did so when he attended a training session prior to his opener in the Indian Wells tournament against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
However, Murray took to social media to explain how his wedding ring disappeared and asked for ‘help’.
“Last night after dinner in Indian Wells, I sat back in the car to go back to the hotel and it did not smell good. I had left my tennis shoes there … it has been 38-39 degrees, so shoes are damp, sweaty and smelly, “Murray said in the video.
“When I got back to the hotel, I decided that the shoes needed some air, I needed to dry them out a little … I have no balcony in my room and would not leave them in my room to stink in. space out.
“So I thought I would leave the shoes under the car … overnight. When I got back to the car in the morning, the shoes were gone. I had to go to a local pro store to buy different shoes for what I usually wear … which is not the end of the world, but not ideal.
“I was preparing for my practice when my physio said to me ‘where is your wedding ring?’ And I was like ‘oh no’ …. So yeah, my ring has been stolen too.
Murray admitted the incident had not gone well with his wife and asked anyone who had information to help restore his wedding ring.
“Needless to say, I’m in the bad books at home, so I will try to find it,” he said.
“If anyone could share this or have a clue where it might be, it would be very helpful.”
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Murray’s message certainly made the rounds as fans listened to the Scottish champions’ request to help him restore the ring.
Many started the search to find his ring, while others wondered how the three-time grand slam champion lost his wedding ring.
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