World No.3 Andy Murray bagged a record equalling 4th Queen’s Club title after demolishing Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-4 in Sunday’s final.
Murray joins John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Andy Roddick and Lleyton Hewitt as the only four-time winner of the tournament. This was Scott’s 34th ATP title, leveling him with Arthur Ashe, Michael Chang and John Newcombe.
Murray won this event in 2013 too and then went on to register a historic triumph at All England Club. His performance this week backs the fact that he will be one of the strongest contenders for the crown at Wimbledon.
“I played better as the week went on. I came up with some great shots today and I had to play that way if I wanted to win,” Murray said.
“You want to go into Wimbledon with grass matches under your belt. I’m playing better than I did in 2013 but it’s extremely difficult to win these events.”
Anderson added: “Andy is a terrific player. It’s tough playing him here, but I can take a lot of positives from this week.”
Murray broke in the fourth game to take the first set and kept on brutally hitting amazing ground strokes.Murray ensured his opponent’s barren sequence continued as he pressed home his advantage with a break in the fifth game of the second set. Andy wrapped it up with a delightful drop shot.
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