Rule Britannia!! Murray Wins Second Wimbledon Title
For the first time in a Grand Slam final, Andy Murray was in the favorite's role.
He played like the favorite.
Murray dominated the two tiebreaks in the second and third sets and took a 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 win over Canadian Milos Raonic for his second title at the All-England Club. Murray also win the title in 2013.
"I put so much pressure on myself," Murray said after the match. "This time, I think I'm going to enjoy it more."
Murray had lost in the finals of the Australian and French Opens, both to Novak Djokovic, but was in control most of the match Saturday. He only broke Raonic's serve once, but win the tiebreak 7-3 in the second set and 7-2 to close out the match.
"I was very nervous beforehand, just because it was a Slam final," said Murray, who is now 3-8 in that position.
Raonic was bidding to be the first Canadian to win a grand slam final. He defeated seven time champion Roger Federer in the semifinals.