Wimbledon Day 13: Murray seals second Wimbledon title with comfortable win over Raonic

British number one Andy Murray is Wimbledon champion for the second time as the second seed proved too good for Canadian Milos Raonic to seal his third grand slam title.

It is a second Wimbledon title for Andy Murray as he ended a three year wait to add to his grand slam tally and like he did in the semi-finals against Tomas Berdych, he clinched it in straight sets with a 6-4 7-6 (7/3) 7-6 (7/2) win against Raonic.

Andy Murray is the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon titles since Fred Perry in 1935 image: theguardian.com

Andy Murray is the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon titles since Fred Perry in 1935
image: theguardian.com

Murray had an early chance to break in the third game but a huge second serve from Raonic denied the Scot an early advantage but he did get the break in the seventh game as Raonic sent a volley straight into the net.

A backhand error from Murray and a driving return from Raonic that Murray hit into the net brought us deuce at 4-3 but Murray managed to hold with a powerful first serve which was the closet the sixth seed got to breaking him back in the first set.

Murray then served for the set at 5-4 and the second seed made no mistake as Raonic hit a weak forehand into the net after a decent rally and the second seed won it on the first set point as he hit the volley near the net to take the lead.

A double fault from the Canadian gave Murray the chance of an instant break in the opening game of the second set but Raonic clawed his way back to hold serve as Murray could only return a forehand down the line into the net.

Murray sent a forehand wide for Raonic to save a break point in the seventh game and done so again in the ninth saving two break points with a wicked volley to hold serve and eventually force a tie-break.

The 2013 Wimbledon champion dominated the tie-break and took a two-set lead as the Canadian dumped a return into the net despite saving two set points to leave Murray just one set from victory.

Raonic had a brilliant chance to score his first break point of the final in the fifth game of the third set but Murray denied him with an ace to hold serve and once again, the set went to a tie-break.

It was all Murray as he raced to a 5-0 lead and despite sending a shot too long on his first Championship point, he clinched the title on the second as he hit a huge forehand into the corner and Raonic could only send a backhand into the net.

Check out more results from the final day at Wimbledon at this link.

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