Double delight for Brits! Tennis fans celebrate British champion at Wimbledon

Heather Watson

GETTYHeather Watson paid her doubles partner Henri Kontinen a lot of respect

Also, the mixed doubles saw two British players in Jamie and Heather go head-to-head in a Wimbledon final for the first time since 1961. SSE do more for their customers, providing access to exclusive sport and entertainment reward offers and they're giving customers the chance to win incredible experience packages to this year's already sold out event.

Centre Court remained almost full after Roger Federer had won a record eighth singles title, and Henman Hill was in raucous good spirits as fans - some of whom had queued for up to two days to gain entry - supported either "Team Hev" or "Team Jamie", although one Centre Court wag couldn't decide who he would rather win, shouting "Come on, all of you" as the score stood at three all in the second set.

"I'd just started playing on the main tour and we ended up winning". I think it's paid off but I'm a bit exhausted now. "I think that's what matters", Hingis said.

This was a 23rd Grand Slam title for the Swiss, 21 years after she won her first here in the women's doubles at the age of 15. "I'm just happy it was mine". He said he didn't watch it.

"It's great that two Brits are in the final, but it doesn't really make any difference", Watson said. A slightly mis-hit return from Hingis set up two break points for the top seeds on the Watson serve at 3-3 and they took the second to get the vital break as Watson hit a forehand into the net. "For me, it was kind of an easy decision". Watson fell just short in her bid to become the first British woman to defend this title since Dorothy Round Little in 1935-36, but she and her Finnish partner have enjoyed another excellent tournament.

This final was certainly their biggest test. They did a repeat in the second set - broke in the seventh game - to hold in the tenth and lift the title. "She's an awesome player", he said before the final.

Kontinen is a thrilling shotmaker, but his returns are the weakest part of his game.

The holders improved in the second set, and began to do some damage on Murray's serve.

The 25-year-old Channel Islander reflected afterwards on her first ever loss with Kontinen. I wasn't going to play and I wouldn't be standing here now if it wasn't for her.

"It was a odd feeling today, we haven't felt it yet together". Hopefully we don't feel it again, ' she said.

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