We have become used to a certain style of winning - Rafael Nadal skidding on his heels and then falling on his back, stretched in a full eagle, Novak Djokovic turning into The Hulk and ripping off his shirt and tossing all his clothes into the crowd, and then, of course, there are Roger Federer's tears. But, leave it to the Brit Andy Murray to give us a new way to celebrate a win (his first) at a Major - grimacing and hobbling as he made his way to his box of supporters on 9 toenails, not to hug them or even smile at them, (although they were all hugging and smiling at each other), but rather just to ask them where he put his Rado watch, the one he forgot to wear in his Wimbledon final. The security guard who was prepared to lift him into the arms of his loving family and friends even looked slightly confused.
His longtime girlfriend Kim Sears came to the rescue telling him, "It's in your bag!" and then he hobbled back to the chair to find it.
Great Britain has been waiting 76 years for one of their own to win a Major. They were crying, I was crying, "Andy Murray FINALLY won a slam!!!" But there were no tears for Murray (ok, maybe a few tears when he crouched over the hardcourt, touched it with his hands, and then covered his face), but there was grimacing and hobbling, and then there was a Rado watch. I loved it. It is classic Andy Murray and it was awesome.
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