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Wimbledon Final 2013: Andy Murray Takes 1st Set 6-4 Over Novak Djokovic (PHOTOS)

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Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand during the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 7, 2013 in London, England. | Getty

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray took the first set 6-4 over Novak Djokovic on Sunday in the Wimbledon final.

Both players struggled a bit on serve, with Murray breaking Djokovic twice and getting broken once.

Djokovic, the top-seeded Serb who won the 2011 title at the All England Club, was broken to 4-3 and had three chances to get back on serve in the next game. But Murray was able to save them all, including with an ace at 15-40.

Murray is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon title since Fred Perry in 1936. He lost to seven-time champion Roger Federer in last year's final.

Murray and Djokovic are playing each other in a Grand Slam final for third time in the last four majors, with Murray winning last year's U.S. Open and Djokovic taking this year's Australian Open.

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