US Open 2012: The Key Events to Andy Murray Winning His First Grand Slam

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US Open 2012: The Key Events to Andy Murray Winning His First Grand Slam
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At 15-40 in the eighth game of the fifth set, Novak Djokovic whipped a forehand service return long to hand Andy Murray his first Grand Slam trophy at the 2012 US Open by a scoreline of 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6 and 6-2.

Tennis experts and casual fans alike have wondered for too long if Murray would ever achieve Grand Slam glory, but Murray silenced his critics on Monday night with a gutsy performance in Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Consistently one of the major contenders over the last few years, Murray’s first Grand Slam title has been a long time coming.

Here’s a look at the key moments to how Andy Murray finally nabbed his first Grand Slam trophy.

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