Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to claim fifth Queen's Club title


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6:28 p.m. EDT June 19, 2016

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LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Andy Murray claimed a record fifth title at Queen’s Club on Sunday as the top-seeded defending champion recovered from a set and 3-0 down to beat Milos Raonic 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3.

Neither player faced a break point in the opening set, and after taking the tiebreaker Raonic made an intimidating start to the second by dropping just one point in the first three games.

Murray appeared to be overwhelmed, but he responded by winning the next five games en route to leveling the match.

Continuing his momentum in the final set Murray broke to lead 1-0, and a further break at 5-3 secured him his second title of the year.

Murray was one of eight players to have won the title four times since the event began in 1890, and is the first to have retained his title since Andy Roddick did so in 2004 and again in 2005.

The record books favored Murray, who is second only to Roger Federer among active…

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