Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray defeated Kevin Anderson in the round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6. The final set was probably the biggest test Murray's had thus far in this tournament.
He was pretty happy, and relieved:
Check out the match stats here. Murray awaits the winner of Grigor Dimitrov and Leonardo Mayer for his opponent in the quarterfinals.
Although he's Scottish, Scotland falls under the jurisdiction of Great Britain, making Murray technically a Brit. Last year, he became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years, with the last being Fred Perry. He had previously come closer and closer, winning the gold medal at the London summer Olympics in 2012 after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up to Roger Federer at the 2012 tournament, and making it to the quarterfinals the five years before that.