Originally Posted by xan
all credit to Murray, but incredible mental strength? I don't agree.
whenever it got close, where you needed to bring your A game Murray was trailing behind.
first tie break? Murray lost it.
serving for the match? Murray gets broken.
second tie break? Murray loses it again.
so once again, credit where credit is due but his great serving day and reasonable consistency is what allowed him to prevail today, not his mental strength.
Mental strength is as much about taking your chances as it is about responding positively when you don't.
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