Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Hello, Fred Perry, do you hear me up there? Remember all the times we sat in the BBC commentary box at Wimbledon talking about the possibility, just the possibility, of someone joining you as a British grand slam winner? Well a young man from Scotland just did it. He's called Andy Murray and he has pushed you down the list of last British winners with the most stunning display of skill, strength and sheer guts to beat Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 in 4 hours, 54 minutes of raw drama on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night. And funny enough Fred, he did it on Sept. 10, the same date you beat Jack Crawford to win your first US title (then the US National Championship) back in 1933. That was a long five-setter, too, although not as long as this (which tied Mats Wilander's victory over Ivan Lendl, who just happens to be coaching Murray, in 1988 as the longest US Open final ever). Of course, you went on to win two more US titles over on the grass at For...
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