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Murray etches name in Wimbledon history with 2nd title

Last updated on: July 11, 2016 01:50 IST

Britain’s Andy Murray won lifted his second Wimbledon title after defeating Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) on Sunday.

Roger Federer and Pete Sampras have most Wimbledon titles with 7, followed by Bjorn Borg (5), Boris Becker, Novak Djokovic, and John McEnroe (3) and Connors, Edberg, Laver, Nadal, Newcombe and now Murray with 2 titles at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.

Following that clinical performance, here is a list of Wimbledon men's singles champions since 1922….

Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning the men's singles final against Canada's Milos Raonic with the trophy

IMAGE: Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates with the trophy after winning the Wimbledon men's singles final against Canada's Milos Raonic. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

2016 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Milos Raonic (Canada) 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(2)

2015 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 7-6(1), 6-7(10), 6-4, 6-3

2014 Djokovic (Serbia) beat Federer (Switzerland) 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4

2013 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4

2012 Federer beat Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4

2011 Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal (Spain) 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

2010 Nadal beat Tomas Berdych (CzechRepublic) 6-3, 7-5, 6-4

2009 Federer beat Andy Roddick (US) 5-7, 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 16-14

2008 Nadal beat Federer 6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(8), 9-7

2007 Federer beat Nadal 7-6(7), 4-6, 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-2

2006 Federer beat Nadal 6-0, 7-6(5), 6-7(2), 6-3

2005 Federer beat Roddick 6-2, 7-6(2), 6-4

2004 Federer beat Roddick 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-4

2003 Federer beat Mark Philippoussis (Australia) 7-6(5), 6-2, 7-6(3)

2002 Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) beat David Nalbandian (Argentina) 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

2001 Goran Ivanisevic (Croatia) beat Pat Rafter (Australia) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 2-6, 9-7

2000 Pete Sampras (US) beat Rafter 6-7(10), 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-2

1999 Sampras beat Andre Agassi (US) 6-3, 6-4, 7-5

1998 Sampras beat Ivanisevic 6-7(2), 7-6(9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

1997 Sampras beat Cedric Pioline (France) 6-4, 6-2, 6-4

1996 Richard Krajicek (Netherlands) beat Mal Washington (US) 6-3, 6-4, 6-3

1995 Sampras beat Boris Becker (Germany) 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-4, 6-2

1994 Sampras beat Ivanisevic 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0

1993 Sampras beat Jim Courier (US) 7-6(3), 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-3

1992 Agassi beat Ivanisevic 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

1991 Michael Stich (Germany) beat Becker 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-4

1990 Stefan Edberg (Sweden) beat Becker 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4

1989 Becker beat Edberg 6-0, 7-6(1), 6-4

1988 Edberg beat Becker 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-2

1987 Pat Cash (Australia) beat Ivan Lendl (Czechoslovakia) 7-6(5), 6-2, 7-5

1986 Becker beat Lendl 6-4, 6-3, 7-5

1985 Becker beat Kevin Curren (US) 6-3 ,6-7(4), 7-6(3), 6-4

1984 John McEnroe (US) beat Jimmy Connors (US) 6-1, 6-1, 6-2

1983 McEnroe beat Chris Lewis (New Zealand) 6-2, 6-2, 6-2

1982 Connors beat McEnroe 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-6(5), 6-4

1981 McEnroe beat Bjorn Borg (Sweden) 4-6, 7-6(1), 7-6(4), 6-4

Bjorn Borg on Centre Court at Wimbledon 

IMAGE: Bjorn Borg on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images

1980 Borg beat McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7(16), 8-6

1979 Borg beat Roscoe Tanner (US) 6-7(4), 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

1978 Borg beat Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3

1977 Borg beat Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4

1976 Borg beat Ilie Nastase (Romania) 6-4, 6-2, 9-7

1975 Arthur Ashe (US) beat Connors 6-1, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4

1974 Connors beat Ken Rosewall (Australia) 6-1, 6-1, 6-4

1973 Jan Kodes (Czechoslovakia) beat Alex Metreveli (Soviet Union) 6-1, 9-8 (7-5), 6-3

1972 Stan Smith (US) beat Nastase 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5

1971 John Newcombe (Australia) beat Smith 6-3, 5-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4

1970 Newcombe beat Rosewall 5-7, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

1969 Rod Laver (Australia) beat Newcombe 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

1968 Laver beat Tony Roche (Australia) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

1967 Newcombe beat Wilhelm Bungert (Germany) 6-3, 6-1, 6-1

1966 Manuel Santana (Spain) beat Dennis Ralston (US) 6-4, 11-9, 6-4

1965 Roy Emerson (Australia) beat Fred Stolle (Australia) 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

1964 Emerson beat Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3

1963 Chuck McKinley (US) beat Stolle 9-7, 6-1, 6-4

1962 Laver beat Marty Mulligan (Australia) 6-2, 6-2, 6-1

1961 Laver beat McKinley 6-3, 6-1, 6-4

1960 Neale Fraser (Australia) beat Laver 6-4, 3-6, 9-7, 7-5

1959 Alex Olmedo (US) beat Laver 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

1958 Ashley Cooper (Australia) beat Fraser 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 13-11

1957 Lew Hoad (Australia) beat Cooper 6-2, 6-1, 6-2

1956 Hoad beat Rosewall 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4

1955 Tony Trabert (US) beat Kurt Nielsen (Denmark) 6-3, 7-5, 6-1

1954 Jaroslav Drobny (Egypt) beat Rosewall 13-11, 4-6, 6-2, 9-7

1953 Vic Seixas (US) beat Nielsen 9-7, 6-3, 6-4

1952 Frank Sedgman (Australia) beat Drobny 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2

1951 Dick Savitt (US) beat Ken McGregor (Australia) 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

1950 Budge Patty (US) beat Sedgman 6-1, 8-10, 6-2, 6-3

1949 Ted Schroeder (US) beat Drobny 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

1948 Bob Falkenburg (US) beat John Bromwich (Australia) 7-5, 0-6, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

1947 Jack Kramer (US) beat Tom Brown (US) 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

1946 Yvon Petra (France) beat Geoff Brown (Australia) 6-2, 6-4, 7-9, 5-7, 6-4

1940-1945 No tournament held

1939 Bobby Riggs (US) beat Elwood Cooke (US) 2-6, 8-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

1938 Donald Budge (US) beat Bunny Austin (Britain) 6-1, 6-0, 6-3

1937 Budge beat Gottfried von Cramm (Germany) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

1936 Fred Perry (Britain) beat von Cramm 6-1, 6-1, 6-0

1935 Perry beat von Cramm 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

1934 Perry beat Jack Crawford (Australia) 6-3, 6-0, 7-5

1933 Crawford beat Ellsworth Vines (US) 4-6, 11-9, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

1932 Vines beat Austin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0

1931 Sidney Wood (US) beat Frank Shields (US) walkover

1930 William Tilden (US) beat Wilmer Allison (US) 6-3, 9-7, 6-4

1929 Henri Cochet (France) beat Jean Borotra (France) 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

1928 Rene Lacoste (France) beat Cochet 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

1927 Cochet beat Borotra 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5

1926 Borotra beat Howard Kinsey (US) 8-6, 6-1, 6-3

1925 Lacoste beat Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6

1924 Borotra beat Lacoste 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4

1923 Bill Johnston (US) beat Frank Hunter (US) 6-0, 6-3, 6-1

1922 Gerald Patterson (Australia) beat Randolph Lycett (Australia) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Note: From 1877 to 1921 the men's singles was decided on a challenge-round system with the previous year's winner automatically qualifying for the final.

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