Andy Murray had just lost in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

Murray, the #1-ranked player in the world, was battling an injury and suffered an unexpected defeat to American Sam Querrey in a grueling match lasting nearly three hours.

Murray during the singles quarterfinal match against Querrey. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

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But their recent work shows that their bold abilities reach far beyond the tennis court, too.  

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Yesterday, Britain's Andy Murray defeated Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in the men's singles tennis final, winning his second gold medal and setting a record in the event.  

Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

Still, in a post-match interview with the BBC's John Inverdale, the two-time champion left no doubt as to whose (ridiculous) mark everyone in tennis is trying to chase.

Inverdale: "You're the first person to ever win two Olympic tennis gold medals. That's an extraordinary feat, isn't it?"

Murray: "Well, to defend the singles title. I think Venus and Serena have won about four each."

Murray is correct! Women are people.

Women. Photo via iStock.

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