Twitter reacts to Andy Murray's Wimbledon win

10 July 2016 06:23

Andy Murray's second Wimbledon triumph saw the Scot hailed as Britain's greatest sportsman, and there was even a call for a knighthood for the Scot.

It was a triumph that came with royal approval, with Murray meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the All England Club shortly after beating Milos Raonic in straight sets.

Here is a look at how Murray's success was viewed on Twitter:

The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily): "Congratulations to the 2016 Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray - an amazing achievement! #Wimbledon"

Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker): "Congratulations to @andy_murray . Wimbledon champion again and quite possibly the greatest British sportsman of all time."

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan): "Works so hard @andy_murray Dedication to the max The Greatest British sports person of my lifetime #NoBrainer"

Murray's brother, doubles player Jamie Murray (@jamie_murray): "Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. @andy_murray 2 wimbledon titles"

Former British number one Laura Robson (@laurarobson5): "YESSSSSS. Unreal level for the whole tournament @andy_murray. Beyond impressive"

Wimbledon first-round winner Marcus Willis (@Willbomb90): "@andy_murray how good is that"

Broadcaster Chris Evans (@achrisevans): "Sir Andy Murray - what a win. Sobbing with pride. Him and us. A brilliant example of the fruits hard work and total dedication can achieve."

Prime Minister David Cameron (@David_Cameron): "Great to be at #Wimbledon to see @andy_murray's momentous win. A great day for British sport."

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (@MayorofLondon): " Huge congratulations to Britain's @andy_murray for winning #Wimbledon for the second time"

Wales and Real Madrid footballer Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11): " What an achievement @andy_murray!! 2 time wimbledon champion"

Former boxing world champion Carl Froch (@Carl_Froch): " Just too good from @andy_murray Well done mate, smashed it"

Source: PA