Andy Murray Has The Fastest Redemption Story In Sports

The pride of Great Britain lost to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final three weeks ago, and looked as dejected as any athlete ever has. Today, Murray beat Federer in the Olympic gold medal match on the same court. Joy ensued.

1. July 8, 2012: Final vs. Roger Federer, The Championships at Wimbledon

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Murray played well, but lost to a near-perfect Federer. It was the closest a player from Great Britain had come to winning Wimbledon in nearly a century.

2. August 5, 2012: Olympic Gold Medal Match vs. Roger Federer, Wimbledon

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Three weeks later, Murray beat Federer on the same court to win the Olympic gold medal.

3. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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4. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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5. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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6. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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7. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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8. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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9. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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10. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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11. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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12. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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13. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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14. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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15. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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16. August 5 ,2012: Olympics

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17. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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18. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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19. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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20. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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21. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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22. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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23. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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24. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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25. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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26. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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27. July 8, 2012: Wimbledon

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28. August 5, 2012: Olympics

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