Andy Murray qualifies for gold medal match

Andy Murray qualifies for gold medal match

Andy Murray is set to add to his ever-growing collection of honours after guaranteeing at least a silver medal at Rio 2016.

The tennis star defeated Japan's Kei Nishikori to progress to the Olympic final on Sunday, just over a month after he won his second Wimbledon title.

The 29-year-old took gold at London 2012 to kick start a successful era that saw him win the US Open and Wimbledon within the next 12 months.

He also won a silver in the mixed doubles with Laura Robson in London but was knocked out of the competition with Heather Watson at the quarter final stage this time.

Murray will face either Spain's Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in Sunday's final.

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