Under Armour’s Andy Murray Makes History As First Tennis Player To Win Consecutive Singles Olympic Gold Medals
Andy Murray became the first player to successfully defend an Olympic Games tennis singles gold medal.
The British star defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin del Porto after a four-hour, four-set match in the men’s singles best-of-five final on Sunday at the Rio Olympics.
While wearing his UA Clutchfit Pursuit sneakers in a new red colorway, he triumphed over the Nike athlete, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. Japan’s Kei Nishikori took the bronze medal.
Murray’s flexible footwear features two-way stretch synthetic material and a foam sole that supports stability.
The tennis ace signed a four-year endorsement deal with Under Armour in late 2014.
It’s a back-to-back Olympic win for Murray, who earned gold at the 2012 London Games.
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