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Fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga looked in complete control before that fateful tie-breaker of the second-set, where he lost his concentration at the crucial juncture and altered the outcome of the championships match, being played here at the prestigious Queen’s Club, London. Well, home-favourite and second-seed Andy Murray won the 2011 Aegon Championships title after beating the Frenchman Tsonga in three sets with a 3-6 7-6(2) 6-4 scoreline. This is Murray’s second title, here at Queen’s club, last time he triumphed in 2009. With this win, Murray became the first British player to clinch this title twice since Francis Gordon Lowe achieved this feat in 1913-14.
Murray won this battle in 2 hours and 25 minutes as he fired 11 aces, earned 83% points on his first serve and saved 2 out of 3 break points. Tsonga made quick in-roads into the match and won the first set in 45 minutes. The Frenchman earned 82% points on his first serve and converted 1 out of 1 break point. Murray had three break points but he failed to convert those. Tsonga fired 4 aces and with one break of serve - he won the first set. Both the players held on to their serves in the second-set and it reached the tie-breaker, which was won by the Scot – convincingly.
Murray earned the coveted break in the fifth game of the final set and maintained that lead till the end to emerge victorious.
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