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Andy Murray’s Wimbledon-winning shirt set for charity auction

THE shirt worn by Andy Murray when he won Wimbledon is to be auctioned off for charity.

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Kyle Edmund celebrates victory with members of the GB team after his singles win put them into the Davis Cup semi-finals. Picture: Getty

Great Britain eye second successive Davis Cup final

Leon Smith has his sights set on another Davis Cup final after Great Britain continued their remarkable run in the competition with victory over Serbia.

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Kyle Edmund in the centre of the group hug alongside Andy Murray, right, as Britains Davis Cup team emerge victorious from their tie with Serbia in Belgrade. Picture: Getty

Kyle Edmund the hero as Britain into Davis Cup semi-finals

A week after Andy Murray’s Wimbledon triumph, British tennis found another hero as Kyle Edmund led the defending Davis Cup champions to victory over Serbia and into the semi-finals.

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Salmond reckons Murray should have been knighted in 2013. Picture: Getty

Salmond tells Cameron: Give Andy Murray a knighthood

Alex Salmond has called for Andy Murray to be knighted in David Cameron’s resignation honours.

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Tomas Berdych has pulled out of the Rio Olympics after consulting with his family.  Picture: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

World No.8 Tomas Berdych pulls out of Olympics due to Zika

World No.8 Tomas Berdych is the latest player to pull out of the Olympics, citing concerns over the Zika virus.

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Britain's Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot celebrate their win over Serbia's Filip Krainovic and Nenad Zimonjic.  Picture: Pedja Milosavljevic/AFP/Getty Images

Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot give GB 2-1 lead in Davis Cup

Kyle Edmund faces the biggest test of his young career on today when he will attempt to guide Davis Cup champions Great Britain into the semi-finals again.

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Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is now the best grass-court player in the world. Picture: Getty

Allan Massie: No luck involved in Andy Murray’s rise

Of course Andy Murray is by a long way the finest British tennis player since Fred Perry back in the 1930s. Comparing him with Perry is as fascinating, but inevitably inconclusive, as most comparisons of players or teams of different eras. Circumstances change. It’s generally accepted that modern sportsmen are fitter and pay more attention to things like nutrition than those of even 20 years ago.

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Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund shake hands before practice. Picture: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty

Andy Murray flies to Belgrade to cheer Davis Cup team-mates

Andy Murray arrived in Belgrade to support his Davis Cup team-mates yesterday, and captain Leon Smith believes he can still play a key role from the sidelines.

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Andy Murray won his third Grand Slam title on Sunday. Picture: Getty

Andy Murray aims to become world No.1

Three grand slams won, two Wimbledons collected – now Andy Murray wants to be the world No 1.

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Andy Murray may need to sit out the Davis Cup match to protect his back against a sudden change to a clay court.

Andy Murray unlikely to play in Davis Cup quarter-final

Andy Murray’s participation in this weekend’s Davis Cup quarter-final on clay against Serbia looks unlikely.

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Andy Murray meets some of the All England Clubs ground staff during a return to Wimbledons Centre Court yesterday .Picture: Julian Finney/Getty

Teetotal Andy Murray happier with cheers than beers

After the unforgettable day, the night he couldn’t remember. Andy Murray celebrated his second Wimbledon triumph at a nightclub that advertises itself as “a chaotic utopia of hedonism”. He is not sure what he was drinking, nor can he recall exactly what time he got home.

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I didn’t mean to embarrass Cameron says Andy Murray

Andy Murray has said he did not intend to embarrass David Cameron after the Prime Minister was booed during the Wimbledon champion’s victory speech.

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Eleanor Crooks: Surely Andy Murray is UK’s greatest ever sportsman

In the 11 years since he first graced Wimbledon Murray has not just become a darling of Dunblane but of the entire country, writes Eleanor Crooks

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Andy Murray speaks with Milos Raonic after beating him in the men's singles final. Picture: AP

Determined Milos Raonic vows to learn from Murray defeat

For Milos Raonic, there were no regrets. He had lost his first grand slam final and been beaten by the better player. But he had reached that final – that was a first and it was a positive to take away from Wimbledon.

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Andy Murray: Birth of daughter has given extra motivation

The first time Andy Murray won Wimbledon he felt the pressure of having to achieve the nearly-mythical and do something that hadn’t been done for 77 years. His stunning straight-sets triumph yesterday was for himself and he said: “I feel happier this time.”

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Andy Murray shows his emotions after securing Wimbledon crown

Andy Murray buried his head in his hands and sobbed into his towel after scooping his second Wimbledon title – the second Scottish Wimbledon victory in one day.

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Alix Ramsay: Flawless performance by the imperious Scot

He did not put a foot wrong. From first ball to trophy presentation, Andy Murray was pitch perfect in every aspect as he strode towards his second Wimbledon title.

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Andy Murray: My best tennis is still to come

Andy Murray was crowned the king of Wimbledon yesterday and, after a brilliant straight-sets victory over Canada’s Milos Raonic, he declared: “My best tennis is still ahead of me.”

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Six areas where Andy Murray won the Wimbledon final

How Andy Murray was able to better his opponent in straight sets.

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Andy Murray kisses the winner's trophy

Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic to win Wimbledon final

He wasn’t just trying to win a tennis tournament. He was being asked – no, pleaded with – to save the country. The whole Brexit-bewildered, pound-plummeting, rain-ravaged, footballing-failing lot of it. Quite a job, that, for an overcast Sunday afternoon.

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