Andy Murray defeated Milos Raonic in straight sets for his second Wimbledon title.
WIMBLEDON, England — After an agonizing wait for his first title, Andy Murray’s second Wimbledon title came with less stress and more joy.
Murray, who ended 77 years of British waiting for a men’s singles champion when he won his first Wimbledon in 2013, beat Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-2) for his second title here Sunday.
Without such a heavy weight of history and national expectation on his shoulders this time, Murray said he was able to enjoy the second win more.
“I feel happier this time,”Murray said, albeit in his gravely monotone. “I feel, yeah, more content this time. I feel like this was sort of more for myself more than anything, and my team as well. We’ve all worked really hard to help get me in this position.
“Last time it was just pure relief, and I didn’t really enjoy the moment as much, whereas I’m going to make sure I enjoy this one more…