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Andy Murray set to propose to girlfriend Kim Sears, claim reports

Having achieved a lifelong dream in his sporting life, speculation is building that Murray will soon be set for the happiest day of his personal life.

The Scot became Britain's first winner of a men's Grand Slam tennis title for 76 years, to the acclaim of the country.

And if reports are to be believed, he may soon tie the knot with the woman who was by his side throughout.

On the front pages of the Daily Mirror and Daily Star are suggestions that the 25-year-old will propose to Kim Sears, 24, in the near future.

The pair met in 2005, and apart from a few months apart in 2009, have been together ever since.

Sears is no stranger to the world of tennis, as her father Nigel coaches former women's French Open champion Ana Ivanovic.

Sports psychologist Roberto Forzoni, who has worked with Murray, said it would be a natural move for the pair.

"It would not surprise me in the least to see him marry Kim now," Forzoni told the Mirror.

"She has brought him a calmness off the court and helped him to settle down, she is the rock behind his success. She is someone Andy can really rely on, she has always been a shoulder for him to lean on in the hard times.

"She is now enjoying the best time of his life with him. They are a perfect match."

Any wedding would also have the support of Murray's mother Judy, who has described Kim as the 'best thing that ever happened' to her son.

Bookmaker William Hill offered odds of 2/1 on a wedding - and also quoted 7/1 on Murray becoming a Sir.

But that's one honour Murray has already suggested would be premature.

"A lot of my friends have been messaging me about it and I don't really know what to say," Murray said. "I think it should take more than one or two good tournaments to deserve something like that. It would probably be a bit rash."