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Andy Murray is the first Briton in 77 Years to Win Wimbledon Men’s Single Trophy

Jul 8, 2013 12:38 IST

Andy Murray on 7 July 2013 defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 at Center Court of London to become the first Briton in 77 years to win the Men’s Singles Title at Wimbledon 2013. Wimbledon was held from 24 June to 7 July 2013 in London.

The 26-year-old became the Britain’s first male winner after almost eight decades, to win the championship. Earlier he was Fred Perry, who won his last Championship in 1936.

Earlier in the tournament, Rafael Nadal was knocked out in the first round at Wimbledon by Belgian Steve Darcis. Later Roger Federer, the record holder of 37 Grand Slams, faced a defeat from the hands of Sergiy Stakhovsky (116 ranked player) on day three of the championship. This is the first time, in nine years that Roger Federer failed to qualify even to the Quarter Finals.

Swiss Tennis maestro Roger Federer was the winner of the 2012 edition of Wimbledon Men’s Singles Title. He defeated Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to win the Wimbledon Open Championship Gentlemen’s Singles Final 2012 in London on 8 July 2012

Andy Murray Record Chart
• Wimbledon is Andy Murray’s second Grand Slam Title, earlier he captured the 2012 US open by defeating Novak Djokovic, 7-6 (12-10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 on 11 September 2012
• With this win, Murray became the most successful Briton in terms of grand slams
• This is the 36th time, when any British Man has won a Wimbledon Singles Title (this is the maximum in the medal chart of any nation)
• With a hat-trick of win’s in 1936 Fred Perry was the last man from Britain to win Wimbledon. He had three Wimbledon, one US Open and Australian Open each and three French Opens by his name.

Wimbledon Result Tally of the Finals

Men’s Singles Championship – Final

• Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets with 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 to capture the men’s title.

Women's Singles Championship – Final

• Marion Bartoli of France won her maiden Grand Slam title after 23rd seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany failed to match Bartoli and lost in title clash in straight sets, 1-6, 4-6.

Mixed Doubles - Final

• Daniel Nestor of Canada and Kristina Mladenovic of France defeated Bruno Soares of Brazil and Lisa Raymond of USA to win Mixed Doubles – Final at Centre Court.

Girls' Doubles - Championship – Final 

• No.1 seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic defeated No.8 duo Anhelina Kalinina of Ukraine and Iryana Shymanovich of Belarus, 6-3, 6-1

Boys’ Singles Championship – Final

• Gianluigi Quinzi of Italy captured the Boys’ Singles Championship at Wimbledon after defeating Hyeon Chung from the Republic of Korea, 7-5, 7-6(2).

Boys’ Doubles Title – Final

• Australians Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis captured the boys’ doubles title at Wimbledon with a dominant victory over Enzo Couacaud and Stefano Napolitano, 6-2, 6-3

Wheelchair Gentlemen's Doubles Title – Final

• Top seeds Shingo Kunieda of Japan and Stephane Houdet of France defeated world No.2 seeds Frederic Cattaneo of France and Ronald Vink of Netherlands to win their first wheelchair gentlemen's doubles title together at Wimbledon, 6-4, 6-2 victory on Court 12.

Wheelchair Ladies' Doubles Title – Final

• J. Griffioen and A. Van Koot of Netherlands defeated Y. Kamijin of Japan and J. Whiley of United Kingdom to win the finals of Wheelchair Ladies' Doubles

Sr. Gents Invitation Doubles – Final

• Pat Cash and Mark Woodforde of Australia defeated M.J. Bates of United Kingdom and Anders Jarryd of Sweden to capture Sr. Gents Invitation Doubles.

Ladies' Invitation Doubles – Final

• L. Davenport of USA and Martina Hingis of Switzerland defeated Jana Novotna of Czech Republic Barbara Schett of Austria to win the Ladies Invitation Doubles.

Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles – Final

• Thomas Enqvist of Sweden and Mark Philippoussis of Australia defeated Greg Rusedski of United Kingdom and Fabrice Santoro of France in the Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles

 

Murray became the first British man to capture a Grand Slam Single Championship after 76 years

Roger Federer beat Andy Murray to claim Wimbledon Open Title 2012

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