Britain’s Andy Murray won the gold medal in the Men’s Singles Tennis event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Sunday to become the first tennis player to win two straight Olympic Singles titles.
Andy Murray defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to win the gold medal and defend his Olympic title.
Murray’s win comes five weeks after he claimed his second Wimbledon title.
Both men looked exhausted towards the end of fourth set in a match that lasted more than four hours.
Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro had to settle for the silvr medal, his second Olympic medal after having won the bronze medal in London Olympics in 2012.
Kei Nishikori of Japan won the bronze medal by defeating Spain’s Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-6, 6-3.