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NBA / Jul 5, 2012 / 2:00 pm

LeBron’s Title Inspires Andy Murray, Another “Can’t-Win” Star

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Britain can’t win the big one. As a whole, the country hasn’t produced a men’s singles winner at its biggest tennis tournament, Wimbledon, since 1936. That pressure of ending the drought on grass gets passed onto every promising player as they come up through the ranks. The latest foil for British tennis fans is Andy Murray, a semifinalist at Wimbledon, and a three-time runner-up in major finals. He’s heard every reference to players who have tried and failed to end the British futility on the All-England Club. So who is he looking at for inspiration instead? LeBron James. Read More »