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Andy Murray has done what no British man has done in 77 years, he won at Wimbledon and now he is on the top of the British tennis world. Murray sent out a tweet that said; winning at Wimbledon is the pinnacle. Murry is now a hero in England, he will probably have a parade in his honor and he will enjoy the next year of his life no matter where his travels take him. Murry’s victory came against Novak Djokovic.Murray knocked off top-ranked Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. Murray said;”I still can’t believe it.” Murry has probably imagined winning at Wimbledon for years. Now that he has finally done it, it is hard to imagine. Especially with the fact in place that no British man has done it in 77 years. Sooner or later Murry will realize that he is the 2013 Wimbledon Champion. This is one victory that will stick out above all others in Murry’s career. To win your own national tournament in your own country, is a great accomplishment. Even though Murry is from Scotland he is still a British man.
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Newly crowned Wimbledon champ Andy Murray has never been a stickler for social media. He's flirted with the technology occassionally, but never really embraced Twitter or Facebook. But something has changed for the Scot. Perhaps it is that the constant barrage of criticism he faced has come to an abrupt halt after his Wimbledon victory. Or maybe...
The first question at the first formal news conference of the first full day of Andy Murray's new life as Wimbledon champion concerned the buzz building in Britain about whether knighthood awaits.
Murray sighed and rested his chin on his left hand.
''I don't really know,'' he said Monday. ''I mean, it's a nice thing to have, or be offered. I...
This one is forever. For Andy Murray. For Britain. It took forever.
It lasts forever.
Andy Murray is the Wimbledon champion. How many times has he heard that in his head over the years? How many times has he told himself he'd never be there? He beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 on Sunday. He is the first Brit to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936.
When Murray jumped into...
Scotland’s Andy Murray became the first British tennis player to win the men’s singles tournament at Wimbledon in 77 long years when he captured the tournament on July 7. The 26-year-old was firing on all cylinders in the center court as he beat number one ranked Novak Djokovic of Serbia in straight sets by scores of 6-4, 7-5, and 6-4. The last British male to win the event was...
The consummation of a long, tempestuous love affair.
The third major of 2013 ended today with an exclamation point as Andy Murray brought euphoria to a nation starved for a home-grown Wimbledon champion. Here are some thoughts.
That was…historic: 77 years, and counting no longer. It often must have felt like 777 years to Andy Murray and members of his team, so often did the...
Five notable changes that took place in Britain in the 77 years that elapsed between Wimbledon titles for Fred Perry and Andy Murray, who ended Britain's drought on Sunday:
1. MANY BIRTHDAYS: Queen Elizabeth II was 10 at the time of Perry's victory in 1936 and still known as Princess Elizabeth. Her coronation was in 1953.
2. MANY WINNERS: A total of 39 different men representing...
Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again.
On Sunday, Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, to win the men's title at the All England Club. Murray became the first British man to win the Wimbledon title since Fred Perry in 1936, a victory that has...
Andy Murray finally won one for the Brits, defeating top-seeded Novak Djokovic in straight sets for the Wimbledon title. Still, it wasn’t easy:
Yes, this was history, and Murray’s 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic was a fitting close to nearly eight decades of British frustration in its own backyard: A straight-setter, yes, but a hard-fought, 3-hour, 9-minute...
Andy Murray and Marion Bartoli certainly stole the show this fortnight with their emphatic victories at Wimbledon. Their good form continued off the court where both looked stunning at the Wimbledon Champions Dinner.
"Yea you say it best when you say nothing at all." - Keith Whitley
It seems counter-intuitive, but there are times when the best thing an announcer can say nothing. For a job that's almost entirely telling a story with the spoken word, this is a novel concept. An announcer calls a game with the mission and purpose of illuminating the game with their descriptions...
On Sunday, Andy Murray ended a 77-year drought for British men's players at Wimbledon, taking home the UK's first championship at the All England Club since 1936 with a straight-sets victory over Novak Djokovic.
With the historic win, Murray joined the likes of the 2002 Canadian ice hockey team, the 2004 Boston Red Sox, the 2005 Chicago White Sox, the 2010 Spanish World...
I know Burnsy just posted a gallery of celebrities reacting to Andy Murray becoming the first British man since 1936 to win the Wimbledon Men’s Singles title, and I’m aware that gallery featured Loki from The Avengers. What it did NOT feature, however, was video of Andy Murray humping a giant trophy before crushing Heath Ledger’s Joker from The Dark Knight with a giant tennis...
Men's Singles - Andy Murray (2), Britain
Women's Singles - Marion Bartoli (15), France
Men's Doubles - Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States
Women's Doubles - Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, and Peng Shuai (8), China
Mixed Doubles - Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Kristina Mladenovic (8), France
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles - Lindsay Davenport, United States, and Martina...