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Ivan Ljubicic

Andy Murray gives Britain Davis Cup title after 79 years

With one perfect lob, Andy Murray ended eight decades of Davis Cup frustration for Britain.

By beating David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday, Murray secured Britain's 3-1 victory over Belgium in the Davis Cup final and ended a drought for the country dating back to 1936. The 79-year gap is the longest between titles in Davis Cup history.

"I can't believe we did it," Murray said on court. "We may never get an opportunity to do this again. We should celebrate tonight."

Murray won all three points for Britain over the weekend and with his team holding an unassailable lead in the best-of-five series the final singles match was not played.