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Twitter hit by Murray mania after Wimbledon glory


Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men’s singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday, July 7, 2013. AP

LONDON – Who was saying what on Twitter about Andy Murray’s Wimbledon triumph:

“Can’t believe what’s just happened!!!!!!!”

- Andy Murray’s first tweet as a Wimbledon champion came less than 90 minutes after his victory

“Just landed,so sad to miss this historic moment!!well done sir @andy_murray !!!”

- World number six Tomas Berdych

“Dreams do come true when you work hard! Congratulations @andy_murray. @judmoo must be so proud!!! #tears.”

- Tracy Austin @thetracyaustin

“All winners need a great team. Well done Ivan Lendl & Team Murray for the fabulous win at #wimbledon. Can’t wait for the US Open.”

- Richard Branson

“Yes my husband #rocked his kilt today in support of @andy_murray he even wore this @Wimbledon w/guns and roses T ’08.”

- US women’s player Bethanie Mattek-Sands

“England are gonna win the world cup now! #dreamsarecomimgtrue.”

- British touring pro, Oliver Golding

Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates beating Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during the men’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2013. Murray won 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. AFP

“Congratulations @andy_murray “it was all a blur!” What an incredible effort! #BRILLIANTBRIT.”

- Nick Faldo

“What an incredible day!! So proud of my lil bro! What a champion!!”

- Jamie Murray

“Andy Murray?not many deserve it more..”

- India’s Sania Mirza

…..AND DURING THE MATCH…..

“Just creeped past the match time of the ladies final yesterday.#notquitedoneyet…These guys won’t be able to stand if they play 5 ..”

- Andy Roddick

“Have you ever met anyone that has had their arm broken by a swan?”

- Tim Henman on TV commentary

“Wow….I’ve gone n got me coat as I’ve got chills watching this! What a moment. Serving for the championship

- Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand savours the drama of the final moments of Murray’s triumph

“I’m really jealous of Kim Sears’ hair. REALLY jealous. And yes, I had to google “jealous” to spell it right.”

- German player Andrea Petkovic


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