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Edinburgh : United Kingdom | over 1 year ago  
Andy Murray won gold for Great Britain in the men's singles at the Olympic tennis by beating Roger Federer in three sets. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images The atmosphere on Wimbledon's...
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