Murray wants Wimbledon glory

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Andy Murray booked his first-ever place in a Grand Slam quarter-final - then declared he can win Wimbledon.

The combative Scot came back from two sets down on Centre Court to beat Richard Gasquet 5-7 3-6 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 6-4 and secure a mouth-watering last-eight encounter with Spain sensation Rafael Nadal.
Asked if he felt he could win the title, Murray replied: "I felt like that since the start of the tournament."
The match swung in the 21-year-old's favour when he secured the third set tie-break with a brilliant backhand winner and Murray admitted it had been a struggle against eighth-seeded Gasquet.
"For pretty much the first three sets he completely outplayed me," he added.
"He was playing like he had no pressure at all. He was going for his big shots on all the big points, hitting the ball so hard and deep that I couldn't really do much.
"And then as soon as the pressure did start to get to him a little bit at the end of the third set, I obviously took advantage of it and came back well.
"The end of the match was absolutely awesome. It was nearly pitch black but one of the best matches ever for sure, for me."

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