Men's Tennis Gold Medal Final: Andy Murray Takes First Set From Roger Federer

Andy Murray has the home crowd at Wimbledon's Centre Court fired up as he looked sharp in a strong first set against Roger Federer.

Perhaps Federer is a little bit tuckered out after playing an epic match against Juan Martin Del Potro on Friday. Even if he isn't, he looks a little bit off his game. Fed has volleyed some shots into the net and made a total of ten unforced errors in the first set while Murray had relatively few problems. The Brit broke Federer's serve twice, winning the set's last four games to go from 2-2 to 6-2. Murray's serve hasn't been great - he only hit 42 percent of his first serves - but his forehand has looked good as ever.

Then again, Murray won the first set of the Wimbledon final two months ago on this court, and that ended up with a win for Federer, so starts can be deceiving.

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