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Andy Murray gets engaged to girlfriend Kim Sears, announces changes to tennis support team

FILE - In this file photo dated Friday June 29, 2007, Britain's Andy Murray stands with his girlfriend Kim Sears, as they look out from a balcony at Wimbledon, in London.  Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen)  EDITORIAL USE ONLY

FILE - In this file photo dated Friday June 29, 2007, Britain's Andy Murray stands with his girlfriend Kim Sears, as they look out from a balcony at Wimbledon, in London. Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen) EDITORIAL USE ONLY  (The Associated Press)

Andy Murray is to marry long-time girlfriend Kim Sears.

The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion's management company confirmed the engagement.

Earlier Wednesday, the 27-year-old Scot announced further changes to his professional support team by splitting with assistant coach Dani Vallverdu and fitness trainer Jez Green.

Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach in June, three months after parting ways with Ivan Lendl.

Mauresmo's position has been under scrutiny in Britain after Murray was eliminated from Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the quarterfinals this year, then lost 6-0, 6-1 to Roger Federer in the ATP Finals in London.

Vallverdu has been a close friend of Murray's for more than a decade since meeting at an academy in Spain.