REPORTING FROM THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB IN WIMBLEDON
This one is forever. For Andy Murray. For Britain. It took forever.
It lasts forever.
Andy Murray is the Wimbledon champion. How many times has he heard that in his head over the years? How old was he the first time? How many times has he told himself he’d never get there? He beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 Sunday, and is the first Brit to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936.
Understand that for the Brits, this is like the Boston Red Sox finally winning the World Series. It would be like the Chicago Cubs … well, let’s be serious.
Sometimes, it seems impossible breaking forever, making forever.
“I think I persevered,’’ Murray said. “That’s really been it, the story of my career probably.’’
We’ve seen this journey for years, Murray’s and the Brits’ together.
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