British players delivered at Wimbledon as Andy Murray and Heather Watson were crowned champions.

At the end of a brilliant two weeks of #Tennis at #Wimbledon there could only be one winner and for the men it was Andy Murray. The world ranked number 2 defeated world ranked number 6 Canadian player Milos Raonic in the final and it wasn't an easy match: 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) and Murray was pushed all the way by his opponent. Murray is the first British man to win multiple titles since Fred Perry in 1935.

During his defeat to Roger Federer at his first Wimbledon final in 2012 Murray famously gave an emotional speech, however, twelve months later he was back and ended Britain's 77 year wait for a male champion.

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The chance to see Murray repeat the win attracted huge attention including the royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were watching and cheering Murray on from the Royal box, along with former champions Bjorn Borg, Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker. A lot of pressure but it didn't seem to faze Murray.

This was Murray's 11th grand slam final and unlike the other ten where he faced either Federer or Djokovic, Murray was the favourite and he seemed to relish the role as he ignored the magnitude of the match to claim a successive sixth win over Raonic.  

There was a blustery wind on centre court that did not help Raonic serve and he was under pressure early on, as he managed to fight off two break points before Murray converted a third to win 4-3. It was a different story at the start of the third set as Raonic had two break points , however a fired up Andy Murray played his way out of trouble.

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When it came down to another tie break Murray again found his best when it counted.

After the match, a down to earth Andy Murray said: "I still feel like my best tennis is ahead of me, that I have an opportunity to win more," said the 29-year-old. "Everyone's time comes at different stages. Hopefully mine is still to come... "I feel happier this time, more content,". A truly exciting game from Andy Murray.

Elsewhere there was more British success as Heather Watson became the fourth British player to secure a title on Wimbledon's final day after winning the mixed doubles with Henri Kontinen. They defeated 15th seeds Farah and Gronefeld to claim the final title of the championship on centre court.

The last time two Brits won two of the five traditional titles at Wimbledon (the men's and women's singles and doubles plus the mixed doubles) was in 1937, when Dorothy Round Little won the women's singles and Billie Yorke teamed up with France's Simonne Mathieu to win the women's doubles.

All in all this weekend has been one for the brits!

  #Blasting News UK