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And Another Thing


Real sports, real emotion

Now this is how you turn a loss into a championship moment.

Yes, Roger Federer won his record-tying seventh Wimbledon singles title today, and extended his all-time record for Grand Slam titles to 17. Kudos to him, and all that.

But it was Andy Murray, carrying the weight of an entire nation on his back, who made the day special with his heartfelt address to the crowd after failing to become the first male player from the United Kingdom since Fred Perry in 1936 to win Wimbledon. A man can scarcely handle a more difficult situation with more grace.

So kudos to him, too. And here's your headline, British tabs: Our Andy Hits A Winner.

Ben Smith's blog.