Murray First Brit In 77 Years To Win Wimbledon

By WISE Web Sports

Murray First Brit In 77 Years To Win Wimbledon

July 7, 2013 Updated Jul 7, 2013 at 10:46 PM EDT

LONDON -- Andy Murray needed one more point, one solitary point, to win Wimbledon -- a title he yearned to earn for himself, of course, and also for his country. Britain had endured 77 years since one of its own claimed the men's trophy at the revered tournament referred to simply as The Championships Murray, and Murray, the tournament's second seed, beat top - seeded Novak Djokovic 6 - 4, 7 - 5, 6 - 4 after 3 hours of grueling tennis under a vibrant sun at Centre Court.

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