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Andy Murray wins U.S. Open
 
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates match point after beating Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia at the U.S. Open on Aug. 27.
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates match point after beating Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia at the U.S. Open on Aug. 27.
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Andy Murray on Monday defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic, 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2, to win the U.S. Open, becoming the first Briton to win a Grand Slam since 1936. It took the Scotsman five hours to dispatch Serbia's Djokovic, who came from two sets down to force a fifth set.

 

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