With Female Coach, Murray Faces a New Kind of Attention at Wimbledon

Andy Murray, who ended Britain's 77-year drought in men's singles at Wimbledon by defeating Novak Djokovic in last year's final, recovered in time Sunday to suggest that the World Cup - England's nose-dive notwithstanding - was actually a boon to his psyche.

updated: June 23, 2014 13:41 IST
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Wimbledon: England could use an encore.

That much was obvious from the outset of a news conference Sunday with Andy Murray, the 27-year-old Scotsman who won Wimbledon last year playing under the banner of Britain and will begin his title defense Monday in the first match on Centre Court, against David Goffin of Belgium.

Question: "How does it feel to have the hopes of a despondent nation on your shoulders?" Answer: "Wow."

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