Britain’s Andy Murray gained revenge for his Wimbledon singles defeat to Roger Federer by demolishing the world No. 1 to claim Olympic gold for Team GB.

The Scot brushed aside the 16-time Grand Slam winner in straight sets, winning 6-2 6-1 6-4, in front of a rapturous crowd on Centre Court.

It was the first time ever the 25-year-old had beaten Federer in a five-set match and marked his first major tennis title, albeit outside the four major championships.

Murray has a chance to claim another gold medal in the mixed doubles final when he and Laura Robson take on Belarusians Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi barely 45 minutes after his victory in the singles.

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