Murray likely to become Britain's highest-earning sports star

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London, July 6 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has turned himself into a financial winner.

Sponsors are lining up to offer him deals worth millions of pounds to make him Britain's richest sportsman, reports The Times.

Adidas, Nike and Reebok will serve the first volley of offers for his shirt and shoe contracts, with the starting price thought to be three million pounds a year plus bonuses.

Murray is signed with 19 Entertainment, the agency founded by Simon Fuller, who discovered the Spice Girls and propelled David and Victoria Beckham to an estimated joint fortune of 125 million pounds.

Murray, 22, could surpass even the Beckhams with a long career at the top of tennis ahead of him. With Rafael Nadal, the world No 1, struggling with long-term injury and Roger Federer heading towards the twilight of his illustrious career, Murray, ranked No 3 in the world, is heir to tennis's riches. (ANI)

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