England has caught Andy Murray fever

Originally Published: July 1, 2009
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- As much as Great Britain aches for a champion here, the gradual ascension of Andy Murray has produced a not-so-United Kingdom.

He was tough to love, petulant -- at times, a snarling brat. And he was Scottish. Some folks in England held that against him, and sometimes he returned the favor. In 2007, when Murray pumped his fists at Wimbledon, he waved the Scottish colors (in the form of blue-and-white wristbands) in the face of the very British crowd.


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