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Britain’s Andy Murray defended his Olympic men’s singles title with a mammoth four-set win over Juan Martin del Potro. Chris Paul Jersey . Murray needed just over four hours to win 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 and secure Team GBs fifth gold medal of the day and 15th of a brilliant Olympic Games in Rio. Team GB medal tracker All the Great Britain medal winners from Rio 2016 The world No 2, who defeated Roger Federer in straight sets to win gold on Wimbledons Centre Court in London four years ago, made an early break on his way to taking the opening set. But when Del Potro bounced back to claim the second, Murray was faced with the prospect of a least two more sets with the mens Olympic final a best of five match as opposed to the best of three for the rest of the tournament.Murray rallied to race through the third before sealing victory over a tiring Argentine in a roller-coaster fourth set that featured seven breaks of serve, Murray sealing the win appropriately enough with a break to avoid a tie-break or the need for a deciding set. Murray celebrates his gold medal winning win over Juan Martin Del Potro Murrays Rio Route How Murray claimed gold at Rio 2016 Having been scheduled to start at 3pm local time, the over-running matches and medal ceremonies from earlier in the day meant it was 90 minutes later that the pair got underway and with the evening closing in the floodlights and a raucous crowd made for an enthralling atmosphere at the tennis centre.Del Potros armies of fans did not have far to travel but there were plenty of British fans and Murrays masses were swelled by the Brazilian fans determined not to see a gold for their fierce rivals.As he had done in all five of his previous matches Murray, on a 17-match winning streak after following Queens with his second Wimbledon crown, roared out of the traps to break Del Potro in his opening service game.Back came Del Potro with an immediate break back but Murray broke again for a 3-1 lead which he consolidated in fine style - a fourth break in the opening seven games got the game back on serve and it looked to be heading for a tie break until Murray struck when leading 6-5, a brilliant backhand winner sealing the first set. Murray v Del Potro - as it happened Relive all the drama from our live commentary Murray and Del Potro shared an emotional embrace after a thrilling final After taking almost three-and-a-half hours to beat Rafa Nadal on Saturday, losing the first set could have drained Del Potro but the Argentine seemed inspired and unleashing a flurry of his trademark booming forehands he powered his way back into the match.He never looked back after a break in the opening game of the second set and roared on by the vociferous Argentine contingent he stayed strong to level the match.As both men looked to regain their energies they traded the opening four games of the third with neither in any real trouble on their serve until Murray broke for a 4-2 lead.The Scot had to withstand another barrage of forehand winners as Del Potro again underlined his return to form and fitness only to broken and for Murray to take the third set 6-2, looking like he had finally broken the Argentine.But after a nightmare spell with a wrist injury that have hindered his attempts to scale the heights that saw him win the 2009 US Open, Del Potro was to roar back in a thrilling fourth. Del Potro was left drained by several gruelling rallies Andy Murrays Rio Glory R1 beat Viktor Troicki (Serbia) 6-3 6-2 R2 beat Juan Monaco (Argentina) 6-3 6-1 R3 beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-1 2-6 6-3 QF beat Steve Johnson (USA) 6-0 4-6 7-5 SF beat Kei Nishikori (Japan) 6-1 6-4 Final beat Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 A win over Stan Wawrinka at Wimbledon served notice of his return and having claimed bronze with a win over Novak Djokovic at London 2012, the Olympics proved another inspiration for the man known as The Tower of Tandil.Seeing off Djokovic in the first round and an epic semi-final win over Nadal set Del Potro up for a crack at Murray and despite trailing he came out fighting once again in a topsy-turvy fourth set. Andy Murray had to be at his best in Rio The 27-year-old kicked off the set by breaking Murray in the first game only for Murray to produce a thrilling game to break back thanks to a sumptuous drop volley.Del Potro then secured a third consecutive break in the set as he looked to wrestle back the initiative but with the Argentine wilting, Murray pounced again to level at 2-2 before the first hold of the set had Murray in front.The Argentine produced his best service game for what seemed like an age to level and then struck as Murrays tame lob looped up to allow the 6ft 6in Del Potro to put away a smash that sealed a fifth break of the set, and Del Potros third.Again the pair traded service games before Del Potro came out to serve for the set and to take the match into a deciding fifth set, but it was an epic 10th game that was to prove crucial, Murray eventually coming out on top, levelling at 5-5 on his fourth break point.Murray survived an early scare to hold for a 6-5 lead and with the pressure now on the Argentine the pair produced a final game that matched the drama and emotion of the match, Murray eventually prevailing before sharing a warm embrace with his opponent at the net.Murrays win makes him the first man to successfully defend the mens Olympic title, but while Del Potro will be disappointed not to have claimed the gold, his performances over the week in Rio show he is on way back to the top level, but the glory was all Murrays. Kei Nishikori claimed bronze with a win over Rafa Nadal Earlier in the day, Kei Nishikori handed Japan their first Olympic tennis medal in 86 years after beating Spains Rafa Nadal to claim the bronze medal.Another thrilling encounter saw Nadal battle back from a set and break down to force a decider but it was the Japanese world No 7 who emerged victorious with a 6-2 6-7 (1-7) 6-3 success. Rio 2016 Olympics - Mens Tennis Gold Andy Murray Great Britain Silver Juan Martin Del Potro Argentina Bronze Kei Nishikori Japan Also See: Gold Medal Match recap Team GB medal tracker Rio 2016 schedule Medal Table Clint Capela Jersey .Y. -- Syracuses streak lives on -- barely. Steve Francis Jersey . -- Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew practiced in a limited capacity Friday, a positive sign he might be able to play against the Tennessee Titans. http://www.therocketsofficial.com/Authentic-Trevor-Ariza-Rockets-Jersey/ .Y. - Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs didnt flinch in the face of adversity.Boise, ID (SportsNetwork.com) - Grant Hedrick ran for two touchdowns for No. 22 Boise State, which is likely heading back to a major bowl game following a 28-14 win over Fresno State in the Mountain West Championship Game on the blue turf at Albertsons Stadium. Hedrick completed 9-of-16 passes for 155 yards and racked up 81 yards on nine carries for Boise State (11-2), which will take an eight-game win streak into bowl season. Jay Ajayis seven-game 100-yard streak came to an end, but the junior back still picked up 70 yards and a touchdown on the ground in the victory. With the Mountain West title, the Broncos will be the highest-ranked conference champ from the Group of 5. They are expected to receive a bid to either the Fiesta Bowl, Cotton Bowl or Peach Bowl on Jan. 1. Brian Burrell threw for 332 yards on 30-of-45 efficiency with a touchdown and three interceptions for Fresno State (6-7), which had won three in a row coming into the game. The Bulldogs were denied a second straight conference title. Fresno State beat Utah State, 24-17, in the inaugural Mountain West championship game last season. On Boise States fourth play from scrimmage, Hedrick used a play fake to create a hole and run 20 yards to a touchdown. Ajayi ran for 11 yards on two carries and Chaz Anderson hauled in a 46-yard reception, leading to the early score. Burrell threw interceptions on back-to-back possessions late in the first quarter. Donte Deayon picked him off in the end zone, ending a promising drive, and after a Boise Sttate punt, Burrell forced a throw in traffic on 3rd- and-14. Eric Gordon Jersey. Tanner Vallejo jumped in front and ran it back 63 yards for a score to make it 14-0. Ajayi found the end zone with a 9-yard run at 9:03 of the second quarter, capping an 11-play trek and extending the lead to 21 points. Boise State made it 28-0 on Hedricks second TD run of the game -- a 21-yarder -- but FSU made things interesting with 14 unanswered points to finish the game. Josh Quezadas short rushing TD late in the third put the Bulldogs on the board, and Burrells 25-yard strike to Greg Watson near the right pylon had them within two touchdowns. Garrett Swanson then executed just the second successful onsides kick in Mountain West play this season, but Burrells heave to Aaron Peck on 4th- and-12 fell incomplete. Ajayi put a scare into the Boise State faithful with a fumble on the very next play, however Steven Baggett pounced on the loose ball to keep possession with the Blue. Fresno State burned a pair of timeouts and got the ball back on a punt with 2:36 to play. Burrell picked up a pair of first downs with his arm but Beau Martin intercepted him on 3rd-and-5 from the Boise 29 and sealed the game. Game Notes Boise State has scored six non-offensive touchdowns this season, its highest total since 2009 ... Fresno State outgained Boise State 402-304 and picked up 21 first downs compared to just 11 for the Broncos ... Fresno State senior Josh Harper had 10 receptions for 131 yards. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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