Andy Murray was a busy man a day after becoming Britain’s first man to win Wimbledon in 77 years. Murray had already won Olympic gold, the US Open and now the 26-year-old add a Wimbledon title making him arguably the biggest sporting celebrity in the UK right now.
Even those in charge on the continent weighed in.
According to the ATP, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II dispatched a private message to Murray shortly after the final, which was watched by 17.3 million viewers on BBC television.
David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who watched from the Royal Box on Centre Court, told BBC News, “It was an absolutely brilliant performance. [It was] an amazing day for Andy Murray, but also an incredible day for British tennis and for Britain.”
Today, Murray who beat Novak Djokovic yesterday in three sets, embarked on a massive media tour.
Here are some of the highlights of the celebration that’s just beginning.
ABC News Good Morning America:
A visit to Downing street:
Champions Ball arrival:
David Cameron reaction:
The IB Times:
How it was celebrated in Dunblane:
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Happy 30th Birthday To Andy Murray!