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Then there was this.On a small green patch of scorched acrylic some 9000 kilometres (5592 miles) from home the Scot achieved a unique Olympic feat converting heart and guts and sweat into Rio gold With victory over Juan-Martin del Potro the 29-year-old claimed a status unmatched by any of those peers with whom he is often less than favourably compared – two Olympics singles crowns Forget the five Australian Open runners-up finishes and the French Open final defeat Forget that his three grand slam titles is 14 shy of Roger Federer’s record haul or 11 short of Pete Sampras and Rafa Nadal No matter that among the ‘Big Four’ Federer Nadal Novak Djokovic and Murray the Scot is the only one not to have completed the full collection of grand slam crowns Now he has eclipsed them though the man himself would never be so immodest “I don’t think I would say that” he smiled But still no other tennis player man or woman has defended an Olympic singles crown And now Murray has two Olympic golds He did it with a typically dynamic display of baseline tennis seasoned with smart forays to the net pinpoint serving when it mattered and ironman fitness FITTING GIANT Del Potro conqueror of both Djokovic and Nadal here at 6ft 6ins (198m) was somehow a fitting giant to fell The Argentine put up a valiant fight before going down 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 It was not always pretty played out in front of a noisy chanting Latin crowd in a sometimes soccer stadium atmosphere but it was a compelling spectacle in which from one perspective Murray elevated himself above his illustrious peers and predecessors Little wonder he clutched his head in the centre of the court and fought back tears when he finally clinched victory after a four-hour-two-minute battle Burying his head in his towel Murray shook with emotion as the Olympic podium was hastily assembled and dozens of photographers swarmed the net like camera-wielding hornets jostling for place The crowd roared ‘ole ole ole’ as Murray walked to the side of the court to greet fans many of whom were clad in Argentine soccer shirts and had been screaming against him all evening Now though they hailed him leaping high to catch soaking sweatbands thrown by the player and lifting iPads phones and other tablets to capture the moment digitally Something for Facebook and Twitter and to prove to friends and family that they had been there “Tonight was one of the hardest matches I have played” Murray said in the bowels of the tennis stadium a British flag draped round his shoulders “I know the fact it has not been done before means it is very hard to do and I am very very proud to be the first one to have done it “Four years is a long time a lot can happen I had back surgery between London and now… I’ve gone through some tough times on court” Sunday night in Rio was undoubtedly one of his greatest times For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Pune | Published: September 1 2013 4:55 am Related News Wiith a new building and a swanky officePune Zilla Parishad has decided to add another feature to give itself a corporate look From September 5all the Zilla Parishad employees have been asked to sport their ID cards as they enter officefailing which they will face disciplinary action We have a new building and all the amenities in office It is time we also adapt ourselves to a corporate environment We have started with introducing laminated ID cards for the employeeswhich they are expected to wear? said ZP CEO Anil Kawade The system is also part of improving the security of the building Employees will be frisked at the entrance From the CEO to the employeeseveryone will have wear the ID cardswhile peons and drivers have been given uniforms The plan to incorporate this new rule was decideda few months back The decision to initiate the process was to start on September 1 Howeverit will now be in place from September 5 To ensure securitythere will be checks at the entranceand all department heads will have to ensure that the rule is followed Earlierthere were complaints of people walking in and out of the office and not being at work for the stipulated time The department heads will have ensure that officials work for the required number of hours The operation being followed is of a corporate style ID cardsproper record of entry and exittotal number of working hours and even behavioural conduct are part of the operations Drivers and peons in uniforms will add to the lookKawade said He added that guests from across the countryas well as abroadvisited the office to see how it functioned With a huge building and all the modern amenitiesthese small changes will definitely give it a different feel?

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