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Andy Murray Just Reminded A Reporter That Women’s Tennis Is Still Tennis

"Venus and Serena have won four each."

British tennis champion and feminist Andy Murray defeated Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro for his second straight gold in Olympic tennis on Sunday night.

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His triumph during the gruelling four-hour match made Murray the first man to win back-to-back singles gold medals at the Olympics.

The accolade fits nicely alongside his Davis Cup title, mixed doubles silver medal, and singles gold medal from the London Olympics.

Back-to-Back Olympic Gold Medals! Congrats on making history tonight @andy_murray

But after the match, when BBC reporter John Inverdale told Murray he was the first person to win two Olympic tennis gold medals, the Scot was quick to correct him.

"Venus and Serena have won four each."

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Serena and Venus Williams during the medal ceremony for the Women's Doubles Tennis at London 2012 Olympic Games

The world number two won a few extra fans tonight.

Gina Rushton is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.

Contact Gina Rushton at gina.rushton@buzzfeed.com.

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