Andy Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid.
“I don’t really watch a lot of tennis, but I was rooting for him the whole time just because of that — I mean that whole Cubs thing, the Red Sox thing, you know all those types of things that make it a true underdog (situation.)”
Andy Murray won his country’s hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.
Roger Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras’ record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday.
It took defending champion Novak Djokovic five sets and almost five hours to beat Andy Murray in the Australian Open in Melbourne.