Result: Andy Murray beats Roger Federer to Olympic gold medal

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray wins the Olympic gold medal in the men's singles with a stunning straight-sets victory over Roger Federer on Wimbledon's Centre Court.

Great Britain's Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer to win the Olympic gold medal in the men's singles final at Wimbledon.

Murray is the first British male since 1908 to triumph in the competition following a stunning straight-sets victory on Centre Court.

The 25-year-old breezed through the opening set in just 38 minutes as two breaks of serve saw him take it 6-2.

Murray broke early in the second to go 2-0 ahead before the two players were involved in a marathon third game on the Scot's serve.

Switzerland's Federer was unable to convert five break points as Murray dug deep to hold a game which lasted 20 minutes.

The Wimbledon champion finally got his first game of the set on the board to make it 1-5 before Murray closed it out 6-1, much to the delight of the home crowd.

Both men held for the opening four games of the third, but Murray took control when he seized a break point following an attritional baseline rally between the pair.

The Scot then failed to take two more break points, but it mattered little as he capped a famous afternoon by serving out the match 6-4.

Andy Murray and Roger Federer
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray11,540
2Serbia Novak Djokovic9,735
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,195
4Canada Milos Raonic5,080
5Japan Kei Nishikori4,730
6Spain Rafael Nadal4,115
7France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,480
8Croatia Marin Cilic3,410
9Austria Dominic Thiem3,375
10Switzerland Roger Federer3,260
11Belgium David Goffin3,245
12France Gael Monfils3,190
13Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,925
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,790
15Lucas Pouille2,261
16Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,190
17Australia Nick Kyrgios2,075
18United States Jack Sock2,060
19France Richard Gasquet1,920
20Alexander Zverev1,895
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