Briton Andy Murray beats Tsonga to claim Queen’s title
Murray beats Tsonga to claim Queen’s title: Briton Andy Murray withstood an athletic onslaught from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to beat the Frenchman 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 and win the final of the Queen’s Club championships Monday.
The climax of the Wimbledon warm-up event was being held a day late after rain washed out play Sunday and while conditions stayed dry, Murray weathered the storm of Tsonga’s fast groundstrokes, diving volleys and energetic charges.
Instead, world number four Murray held and later took the momentum into the tiebreak which he won with ease 7-2. Using a couple of outlandish shots himself, the determined Scot dominated the final set and wrapped up the title with a smash.