Originally written August 05, 2012 on StraitPinkie.com:
Each year at Wimbeldon, we are reminded that the last British man to win Wimbeldon was Fred Perry in 1936. Prior to the 2012 Finals appearance by Andy Murray, the island nation hadn’t even sniffed a chance at the coveted championship since 1938. In this years tourney, the incomparable Roger Federer rallied from a 1-0 defecit to snatch the title from the grasp of not just Murray but from an entire nation. With London hosting the 2012 Olympics, Murray would have another opportunity this year to defend the grass and also bring home a gold medal for the Brits. The native of Glasgow received some help with the injury to one of the world’s highest ranked men, Nadal. Not to look past many of the other competitors, but Nadal along with Djokovic and Federer are the only obstacles to Murray being the world’s best male tennis player. Murray has never won a Grand Slam, but a gold medal would surely bring a sense of pride to him and his countrymen. He didn’t just win the gold he rocked his com...
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