Andy Murray shares who he wants to win Scottish Cup final

Andy Murray

Rangers face Hibernian in the Scottish Cup final.

Tennis star Andy Murray has said that he hopes Hibernian defeat Scottish Championship title winners Rangers in their upcoming Scottish Cup final, Sky Sports report.

The Gers reached the final of the cup following a penalty shoot-out victory over Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals, giving themselves the chance to complete an impressive treble.

Hibs’ run to the final also came via a penalty shootout semi-final win, and now they will look to beat Rangers and land their first Scottish Cup triumph since 1902 - more than 100 years ago.

Murray is an avid fan of football and almost became a footballer prior to embarking on his journey as Britain’s top tennis star, and he admits he will be cheering on the Edinburgh side this weekend.

“Hopefully Hibs win, but there are two teams playing tomorrow. One of them has to lose," he told Sky Sports.

"But the most important thing is to try to make the most of it and give your best effort the whole way throughout. Because if you do that, you can obviously be disappointed if you lose, but you come away with no regrets.”

Rangers will start the encounter as favourites to win the cup, but anybody predicting a one-sided affair will be in for a shock as there isn’t much to choose between to the two teams.

Hibs will look to put the disappointment of their failure to earn promotion behind them, while a Rangers victory will top off a fairly memorable campaign as they look to book a place in next season’s Europa League.

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