Wimble Done: Murray writes tennis history
London/UK — Andy Murray writes tennis history for Britain as he won the HEAD-to-HEAD final at the All England Club in Wimbledon. With a 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 victory over fellow HEAD player Novak Djokovic, Murray became the first British player in 77 years to win the Wimbledon men’s singles trophy.
The final between the world’s top two players was tension-charged, with Djokovic saving three consecutive match points and Murray salvaging three break points in the last game. The Scot, playing with his HEAD YouTek™ IG Radical, finally dropped to his knees after winning his second Grand Slam.
“To win today was unbelievable! We played such a tough match with so many long games. I don’t know how I came through the final game after those three match points. I’m just so glad to win,” said the Scot.
Djokovic, swinging his HEAD YouTek™ Graphene™ Speed, gave all credit to the champion: “Andy was a better player in decisive moments. Both, second and third set, I was up 4-2 and just allowed him to come back. He was all over the court and played fantastic tennis, no question about it. He really deserved to win.”
In the men’s doubles competition HEAD Racquet Rebel Ivan Dodig (HEAD YouTek™ IG Radical) reached the final with his partner Marcelo Melo. The team from Croatia and Brazil lost 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 4-6 to the Bryan brothers from the United States.
In the women’s doubles final, three of the four racquets on court were HEAD. China’s Shuai Peng swung her HEAD YouTek™ IG Extreme to a win alongside Hsieh Su-Wei as the Asian defeated the Australian HEAD team of Ashleigh Barty (HEAD YouTek™ Graphene™ Speed) and Casey Dellacqua (HEAD YouTek™ IG Radical) 7-6(1), 6-1. 17-year old Barty and Dellacqua were playing their second Grand Slam final of the season.
TIMag.com news search
Latest TIMag.com news
- New date for Match for Africa 3
- Haas joins PlaySight team
- Ashaway Power Filament micro squash string
- USPTA to offer insurance options
- Fromuth seeks stringers for USTA National Campus
- PlaySight introduces challenge system
- Olympic tennis stadium to be demolished
- Sharapova returns to action October 10
- Ashaway continues as USA R'ball Official String
- Burwash inducted into USPTA HoF