GREAT BRITAIN WINS DAVIS CUP FOR FIRST TIME IN 79 YEARS
BY: Harold G. Bailey
Andy Murray, Britain’s number one Tennis star,defeated Belgium’s DavidGriffin in straight sets Sunday,(Nov.29 ) as his country won the Davis Cup for the first time in almost 8 decades.
In an interview reported by BBC sports Murray said his country’ first Davis Cup win in 70 years, was ” a more emotional experience than winning Grand Slam titles or Olympic Gold.”
” I can’t believe we won the Davis Cup,” an emotional Murray said after the win. ” Its an amazing feeling. I imagine it will take a few days to sink in.” Murray’s win gave the British team an unassailable 3- 1 lead.The 28 year old won 11 of 12 points during his country’s successful campaign for the Davis Cup.