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Last Updated: Friday, 30 November 2007, 11:00 GMT
Murray assembling team of experts
Andy Murray
Murray is currently preparing fro 2008 by training in Florida
Andy Murray has begun the process of building a support team to guide him through the next stage of his career.

The British number one, ranked 11 in the world, split from American coach Brad Gilbert earlier this month.

"A few people will only travel with me a few weeks at a time and that will keep it fresh," the 20-year-old Scot told the Daily Telegraph.

Former Great Britain Davis Cup player Miles Maclagan has flown to Miami to spend three weeks working with Murray.

"Miles is a good guy, I get on well with him," said Murray. "He hits well, he practises well and he's a mellow guy.

With Brad, it wasn't a clash of personalities

Andy Murray

"I don't know him really well but I have practised a few times with him and I have seen him around at all the big tournaments.

"There's a good chance Miles will do some travelling with me next season. We will see how it goes in the States, how we get on."

Murray added: "I don't think he is going to be travelling with me for 40 weeks a year. That isn't something I'm looking for at the moment."

LTA coach Louis Cayer, who has been working with Jamie Murray, and fitness experts Matt Little and Jez Green will join Murray in the USA.

With Gilbert as his coach, Murray reached a career-high ranking of eight and won two ATP titles but the relationship was intense.

BBC Sport's Jonathan Overend

"With Brad, it wasn't a clash of personalities - there were a lot more things contributing to it than that," Murray said.

"I just felt like I wanted to take control of my tennis. I feel much more relaxed about my tennis now, as I feel like I'm in charge of the decisions.

He added: "I don't want any personality clashes at all.

"If there is a personality clash, and things aren't going well between people in the team, then I want someone to bring it up with me and stop the clash from going on."



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