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Britain wins Davis Cup first time in 79 years

Britain won the Davis Cup for the first time in 79 years in Ghent on Sunday when Andy Murray defeated David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. Britain is the only nation to have competed in all Davis Cup editions since 1900 and its 10th title makes it the third most successful nation after the United States and Australia. Murray, ranked No. 2 in the world, is unbeaten in Davis Cup this year. With one perfect lob, Andy Murray ended eight decades of Davis Cup disappointment for Britain. After hitting the backhand lob that clinched the match, Murray fell on his back on the clay at the Flanders Expo arena.
By beating David Goffin, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 Murray secured Britain's 3-1 victory over Belgium and ended a drought for the country dating back to 1936. The 79-year gap is the longest between titles in Davis Cup history. Britain is the only nation to have competed in all Davis Cup editions since 1900 and its 10th title makes it the third most successful nation after the United States and Australia. Murray, ranked No 2 in the world, is unbeaten in Davis Cup this year. He became only the third player after John McEnroe in 1982 and Mats Wilander in 1983 to achieve an 8-0 singles record in one calendar year since the introduction of the World Group in 1981.