Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph looks even better when you see the numbers

10 July 2016 07:53

Andy Murray is on top of the tennis world again as champion of Wimbledon.

His stunning victory over Milos Raonic came in three hard-fought sets, and here is a look at the key numbers behind Murray's glorious triumph.

2,000,000 - pounds in his pocket, as men's singles champion.

3 - Murray's victory ended a three-year wait for a British men's singles winner at Wimbledon. It was 77 years last time.

12-0 - unbeatable on grass this summer, Murray won at Queen's Club and Wimbledon with a perfect 12-0 record.

147 - Raonic produced a 147mph serve. but Murray incredibly won the point.

8-7 - Raonic edged the aces battle, but Murray would have signed for that statistic all day long against a player who normally serves 20-plus each match.

39-39 - it was a tie on the winners count.

29-12 - .but Raonic made way more unforced errors than Murray, and that cost him.

6 - Murray has now won his last six matches against Raonic.

12 - Murray becomes the 12th male player to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles in the open era.

172 - Murray's 172nd grand slam singles win moves him to 10th by himself on the all-time list, inching ahead of Ken Rosewall and now just six adrift of ninth-placed Stefan Edberg.

53 - a 53rd Wimbledon match victory puts Murray just one behind Novak Djokovic.

87 - when he landed his first serve in the box, Murray won a stupendous 87 per cent of points, compared to Raonic's record of 67 per cent.

Source: PA