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Wimbledon 2019: Britain's failure to build on Andy Murray's success, down to LTA's laxity in harnessing homegrown talents
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Wimbledon 2019: Britain's failure to build on Andy Murray's success, down to LTA's laxity in harnessing homegrown talents

In the years that Murray ruled the roost – and perhaps in the few years before, it was almost as if British tennis had truly seen a renaissance right at the top, after Tim Henman got within arm’s reach, but did not make it beyond the threshold.

Two-time champion Andy Murray likely to be honoured with statue at Wimbledon, says All England Club's CEO
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Two-time champion Andy Murray likely to be honoured with statue at Wimbledon, says All England Club's CEO

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is likely to be honoured with a statue at the historic Grand Slam venue, the All England Club's CEO said.

Rio Ferdinand turns pro-boxer: Michael Jordan, Andrew Flintoff and others who dabbled in different sports
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Rio Ferdinand turns pro-boxer: Michael Jordan, Andrew Flintoff and others who dabbled in different sports

Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand joins an illustrious list of athletes who have dabbled in different sports with varied success.

Wimbledon 2017: Boris Becker urges Andy Murray to focus on fitness, not titles or ranking
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Wimbledon 2017: Boris Becker urges Andy Murray to focus on fitness, not titles or ranking

Murray's hopes of winning a third Wimbledon title were shredded as he hobbled helplessly to a 3-6 6-4 6-7(4) 6-1 6-1 defeat.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray finds tournament pressure stressful, but feels it helps him focus better
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Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray finds tournament pressure stressful, but feels it helps him focus better

Andy Murray has struggled for consistency this year, failing to win any of his five clay events and making an early exit at the Queen's Club earlier this month.

Wimbledon's not just about tradition and the stiff upper lip, as these humorous anecdotes prove
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Wimbledon's not just about tradition and the stiff upper lip, as these humorous anecdotes prove

Wimbledon's quirky moments, on court and off — from John McEnroe's temper tantrum to Martina Navratilova's missing ID

Wimbledon 2016: From dissolving into tears to being the favourite, Andy Murray's come a long way
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Wimbledon 2016: From dissolving into tears to being the favourite, Andy Murray's come a long way

In 2012, Andy Murray broke down in tears after the most painful defeat of his life but four years later he's on the verge of a second Wimbledon title.

Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray attributes crowd support for win against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
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Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray attributes crowd support for win against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

His lead slipping away, Andy Murray needed a little something extra to keep him going in the fifth set.

Ten facts about the Wimbledon win in 1936 and the 2013 victory
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Ten facts about the Wimbledon win in 1936 and the 2013 victory

The last Briton to win the men's title at the world's oldest tennis tournament was Fred Perry in 1936. So what's changed at the Big W since then?

Photos: After 77 years, Britain gets its own Wimbledon champ in Andy Murray
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Photos: After 77 years, Britain gets its own Wimbledon champ in Andy Murray

Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win his country’s hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club. Images from his win.

Andy Murray gives Wimbledon a home hero, at last
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Andy Murray gives Wimbledon a home hero, at last

Because Murray has now won Wimbledon, he has also consummated his relationship with the British public, who for generations had been looking in vain for someone to elope with.