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In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait

July 7, 2013, 10:55 pm
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • Andy Murray made it possible, winning his country's hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club beating Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • The pulses were racing faster as Djokovic displayed his own survival instincts to earn three break points before a wondrous volley winner gave Murray a championship point.(Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • "I understand how much everyone wanted to see British winner at Wimbledon and I hope everyone enjoyed it," Murray said after fulfilling a lifelong dream of holding aloft the gilded Challenge Cup.
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • A gracious Djokovic added: "Congratulations to Andy you absolutely deserved it, you played incredibly. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • On the hottest day of the year in Britain, the world's two best players produced scorching sinew-stretching action from the start and the first three games alone lasted 20 minutes. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • A set that initially looked like lasting forever ended exactly on the hour mark as Djokovic whipped a service return wide to give Murray the one-set cushion. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • Murray broke the fuming Serb and soon had the fans roaring when he wrapped up the 69-minute second set with a 125mph thunderbolt ace. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • After going ahead 2-0, Murray's mind seemed to go on a walkabout as Djokovic won four games on the trot, but Murray made sure that there would be no repeat. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait
  • In pics: Andy Murray wins Wimbledon 2013 title, ends Britain's 77-year-old wait

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