A Very Murray Wimbledon
Great Britain’s Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon title Sunday, defeating Canada’s Milos Raonic.
Andy Murray of Great Britain claimed his second Wimbledon singles title Sunday, defeating Milos Raonic of Canada in straight sets.
Murray’s 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 victory comes three years after he became the first British man in 77 years to win the singles title at the same tournament. Raonic did make history: he is the first Canadian man to reach a singles final in the Grand Slam tournaments, the four most important annual professional tennis events——Wimbledon and the U.S., Australian, and French opens.
Murray gave his trophy plenty of kisses while on the court, as is tradition, and then brought it with him to his ice bath:
Murray arrived at the All England CLub this year at No. 2 in the rankings behind Novak Djokovic of Serbia, and ahead of Roger Federer of Switzerland, who has won a record seven Wimbledon titles but this year lost to Raonic in the semifinals.
Djokovic defeated Murray in last month’s French Open. In this tournament, Djokovic lost to Sam Querrey of the United States, who was seeded 28th, in the third round. On Saturday, top-ranked Serena Williams of the United States defeated Angelique Kerber of Germany in the women’s finals, claiming a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam singles title.