Federer, Murray even after delay

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Wimbledon_final Getty Images Roger Federer (left) and Andy Murray have taken a set each.

London – Rain halted the Wimbedon men's singles final on Sunday with Roger Federer and Andy Murray level at 4-6 7-5 1-1.

Third seed Federer, seeking his seventh Wimbledon title, was 40-0 up on his serve when the umpire called the players off Centre Court.

Organisers must decide whether to shut the roof or wait for the showers to pass.

Federer won the second set of the Wimbledon final on Sunday to level the match against Murray 4-6 7-5.

Murray, seeking to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon title for 76 years, made a fast start and broke the six-times champion's serve in the opening game of the match but the Swiss broke back to level at 2-2.

Federer mixed up his game to increase the pressure on Murray but the fourth seed dug in and conjured up his second service break in the ninth game before serving out to seal the set in just under an hour.

The second set went with serve with Murray holding more easily but 16-times grand slam champion Federer suddenly found inspired form in the 12th game and broke his opponent to level the match. – Reuters


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