Andy Murray
Andy Murray with the Wimbledon Men's Singles trophy for its UK tour in the XF Sportbrake
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JAGUAR’S new dynamic estate the Jaguar XF Sportbrake has been revealed by world tennis number one Andy Murray.

The two-time Wimbledon champion oversaw the covers pulled off the new Sportbrake before placing his precious Wimbledon trophy inside and sending it on a UK-wide tour to inspire the next generation of players.

After helping to introduce the XF Sportbrake, Andy Murray warmed up for Wimbledon with a light-hearted celebrity doubles match on a pop-up court.

Andy Murray
Murray puts the cup in the Sportbrake

Murray and coach Jamie Delgado faced comedians Rob Brydon and Jimmy Carr in a contest streamed live online, with commentary by Tim Henman.

To help inspire the next generation of tennis talents, Jaguar is doing something that has never been done before in the history of the Wimbledon Championship, and is taking the famous men’s singles trophy on a nationwide tour of clubs and schools.

As Andy Murray counts down to the defence of his Wimbledon title later this month with the Queen’s Tournament in West London this week (June 19) the gilt cup will be chauffeured between venues in an XF Sportbrake.

For the third season Jaguar is the Official Car Partner of The Wimbledon Championships, which runs from Monday 3 July to Sunday 16 July, and to celebrate the relationship the premium estate was revealed on a replica Centre Court.

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Dynamic XF Sportbrake revealed

Jaguar will supply 170 vehicles from its award-winning range, including the XE, XF, XJ and F-Pace.

The World No1 said: “Winning my first major title ten years ago was an amazing moment for me; the culmination of everything I’d worked for my whole life.

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“I feel very lucky to have got to where I am today and hope that anyone passionate about tennis gets the opportunity to play and improve.

“Letting go of the trophy will be difficult, but there’s no better vehicle than the Jaguar XF Sportbrake to take it on this UK tour.

“I’m pleased that people are going to be able to get up close to the trophy when it visits schools and tennis clubs, and hopefully it might encourage people to pick up a racket this summer.”

 

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