Emotions in Sports: Andy Murray

Emotions over took, not only tennis star Andy Murray at the 2012 Wimbledon Tournament, but the entire crowd, as they watched Murray give a heartfelt congratulations to Federer and thanks to his [Murray’s] family and the fans who have supported  him throughout his tennis career.

His opening words, “I’m going to try this [speak] and it’s not going to be easy…”

Notice how Murray and others around him cover their faces several times while speaking.  We often see athletes and individuals in high stress, emotional situations do what Dr. Matsumoto calls a “face cover”. What does it mean? View this previous blog post to learn more

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