Andy Murray wins Wimbledon title, ends Britain’s 77-year agony

Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men’s singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday, July 7, 2013. AP Photo/Alastair Grant

LONDON—Andy Murray ended Britain’s agonizing 77-year wait for a Wimbledon men’s champion on Sunday when he destroyed world No.1 Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in the blistering heat of the All England Club.

It was 26-year-old Murray’s second Grand Slam title to follow his breakthrough triumph at the US Open in 2012.

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  • Vin

    as long as it’s not djokovic… congrats andy murray :)

  • pogiako

    .. the longest news ever written..

  • revitor

    Great work Andy! It soothes the Anglos’ pride.

  • wawa2172

    Di kaya pinagbigyan? Anyway nakakaumay na rin ang mga panalo ni Djokovic, Nadal and Federer. Murray’s win in the US open and the Olympics was no fluke. Anyway, magaling naman talaga si Andy.. he he he.

  • Simon Ward

    Still 77 years since an Englishman won Wimbledon :) That was always the measure until Murray came along. Congrats Scotland!

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