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Andy Murray Does It Again

They said:

He would never win a Grand Slam after finishing runner-up for the fourth time in a row.

He did:

Win the 2012 US Open.

They said:

He would never win Wimbledon.

He did:

Win Wimbledon in 2013 and 2016.

They said:

He would never win multiple Grand Slams.

He did:

Win 3 Grand Slams and counting.

They said:

He would never become world number 1.

He did:

Become world number 1 in November 2016.

They said:

He hadn’t defeated any top 10 players … Read the rest

‘Made It, Ma!’ Andy Murray On Top Of The World

Well, knock me down with a feather.  The lad’s only gone and done it.  Andy Murray.  British tennis player.  World number 1.  I think I need to go and lie down.

Anyone who has lived through the last 77 years of men’s tennis, when British fans would hyperventilate with excitement any time a spirited underdog Brit overachieved by getting through to the 3rd round of Wimbledon, will understand how fantastically absurd the above sounds.   A British tennis player good enough not only to win Wimbledon … Read the rest