The six major milestones of Andy Murray

Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their men's singles gold medal match. Picture: AFP/Getty
Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their men's singles gold medal match. Picture: AFP/Getty
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Andy Murray won his second successive Olympic gold medal with victory over Juan Martin Del Potro in the men’s singles final in Rio.

Here’s a look back at the six major victories in Murray’s career:

Clockwise starting from top left: Andy Murray wins gold medal at London 2012, defeating Novak Djokovic for US Open title, winning first Wimbledon crown, on the podium with second gold medal, with second Wimbledon trophy, celebrating as Great Britain win Davis Cup. Pictures: Getty

Clockwise starting from top left: Andy Murray wins gold medal at London 2012, defeating Novak Djokovic for US Open title, winning first Wimbledon crown, on the podium with second gold medal, with second Wimbledon trophy, celebrating as Great Britain win Davis Cup. Pictures: Getty

Olympic gold (August 2012)

Murray bounced back with a 6-2 6-1 6-4 victory against Federer at Wimbledon in the Olympic final before partnering Laura Robson to silver in the mixed doubles.

A grand slam title, at last (September 2012)

Buoyed by Olympic success, Murray reached the final of the US Open. From two sets up against Novak Djokovic, he was pegged back, but the Scot found something extra and triumphed in five.

Wimbledon glory (July 2013)

Murray survived a nerve-shredding last game to clinch a 6-4 7-5 6-4 win against world number one Djokovic to finally end Fred Perry’s 77-year reign as the last home men’s singles champion.

Davis Cup glory (November 2015)

Of all Murray’s successes, guiding Britain to the Davis Cup title was the most unlikely. The Scot won 11 of Britain’s 12 points, including three in doubles with brother Jamie.

Second Wimbledon glory (July 2016)

Murray swept to his second Wimbledon title with a 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-6 (7/2) victory over first-time finalist Milos Raonic.

Olympic history (August 2016)

After carrying the Great Britain flag at the opening ceremony, Murray became the first tennis player to win two Olympic gold medals in singles with a 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 victory over Del Potro.

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