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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1Scotland flag Andy Murray9,390
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,285
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,175
4Serbia Novak Djokovic5,805
5Switzerland Roger Federer5,265
6Croatia Marin Cilic4,235
7Canada Milos Raonic4,150
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,895
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,830
10France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,075
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12Alexander Zverev3,070
13Belgium David Goffin2,785
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
15Lucas Pouille2,570
16France Gael Monfils2,545
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,360
18United States Jack Sock2,335
19Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,155
20Australia Nick Kyrgios2,110
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