Murray first Brit to win Grand Slam men's singles title in 76 years

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 02:10 hrs

New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man in 76 years to win a Grand Slam singles title when he overpowered Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final, 7-6 (12/10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2, here at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Murray, 25, fresh from his London Olympic Games triumph over Roger Federer last month, Monday earned a $1.9 million with the title, reports Xinhua.

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