Kim Sears wins the day with a wonderful T-shirt in response to her critics…
Well played, Kim Sears, very well played…
Sears, the fiancée of Andy Murray, responded in quite brilliant fashion to her critics after she swore during her man’s previous match at the Australian Open.
All eyes were always going to be on Sears after her outburst during Murray’s semi-final match against Tomas Berdych, and she found the perfect riposte.
The response on social media was one of delight with many quick to laud Sears for her humour in reacting to the controversy in such fashion.
On Thursday, the TV cameras had alighted on Sears during a particularly intense moment: Murray was down 5-4 in the first set against Berdych, which he would go on to lose in a tie-break.
And amateur lip readers up and down the country were quickly accusing Sears of turning the air blue with what appeared to be a very rude outburst.
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Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.
Murray, 27, and Ms Sears, 26, have been a couple since 2005 and she regularly watches his matches.
It is thought the Wimbledon champion popped the question to Ms Sears last Wednesday.
Earlier this year Murray, from Dunblane in Perthshire, joked during a question and answer session with fans that he was getting married after Wimbledon.
About an hour later, Murray told his 2.3 million followers: “3 things.. I don’t smoke grass, I’m not getting married(yet) and I don’t want to kill rafael Nadal..”
It would appear that Murray has now proposed to Ms Sears, his partner of more than nine years.
Sussex-born Ms Sears, who is the daughter of former Lawn Tennis Association head of women’s tennis Nigel Sears, met Murray at the US Open in 2005.
She was once described by future mother-in-law Judy Murray as “the best thing to happen to Andy”.
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