Andrew won the UK under-12 national tennis championships, and was given a full tennis scholarship to Millfield School. Andrew became a professional tennis player in 1986 after completing a Marketing degree whilst on an athletic scholarship in the United States. He was an athlete representing Team GB at the Seoul Olympic Games of 1988 and Barcelona Olympic Games of 1992. He was ranked world No. 80 in singles and No. 45 in doubles.
Andrew is married to former Japan Airlines air hostess Sophia, whom he met in Tokyo. The couple have two children, Georgina and Claudia Castle.
Andrew’s dance partner on Strictly Come Dancing will be Ola Jordan.
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