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Andy Murray's Wimbledon Win Is First For A Briton Since 1936

posted 7 Jul 2013, 10:21 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 7 Jul 2013, 10:22 ]

Murray emulates Fred Perry who won for the third time in 1936.

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK) (FILE) (REUTERS) - By beating Novak Djokovic on Sunday (July 7) Andy Murray becomes the first Briton to win the Wimbledon men's singles title since 1936.

On that occasion Fred Perry of Britain beat Gottfried von Cramm of Germany to win his third Wimbledon singles title in a row.

Wimbledon men's singles titles:

1936 Fred Perry (Britain) beat von Cramm 6-1 6-1 6-0

1935 Perry beat von Cramm 6-2 6-4 6-4

1934 Perry beat Jack Crawford (Australia) 6-3 6-0 7-5



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