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Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates with the trophy after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the Men's Final during day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships

Wimbledon Men's Final 2013: Majestic Andy Murray claims his Wimbledon crown

Murray wins straight-sets victory to become first home winner since Fred Perry in 1936

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Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Jerzy Janowicz

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray admits over-riding feeling of relief

World No 2 delighted to just reach the final after thrilling victory over Jerzy Janowicz

Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Jerzt Janowicz

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray defeats Jerzy Janowicz to reach Wimbledon final

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Novak Djokovic: The top seed will play his 13th consecutive Slam semi-final against Del Potro

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A list of head-to-head results against Novak Djokovic does not make good reading for many players. In the case of semi-final opponent Juan Martin del Potro, the score is a stark 3-8, and one of Del Potro's three successes was on a retirement.

Sabine Lisicki serves on her way to victory in the women's semi-final
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