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Andy Murray to take a break

Andy Murray has said he will take a break from the tennis court after losing out in his bid to make Wimbledon history. Roger Federer beat Great Britain's Andy Murray in four sets in Sunday's final.

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Murray: 'The last thing you want is to cry on court'

A tearful Andy Murray addresses the Centre Court crowd yesterday. Credit: PA

"The last thing you want is to cry on court, but there we go," says Andy Murray, talking about his emotional post-match reaction yesterday.

Writing his BBC column on the day after his Wimbledon final defeat to Roger Federer, the world number four describes the match as "the best I've played in a Grand Slam final and the best I've felt on the court."

He says he didn't join the rest of his team yesterday evening, but instead "went home and thought about stuff, worked things out in my head."

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