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David Cameron hails Andy Murray's 'truly great victory' after Scot wins US Open


David Cameron has hailed Andy Murray's US Grand Slam win a “truly great victory” that continued the golden summer of sport.

The Prime Minister took to micro-blogging site Twitter to lead congratulations over the Scottish tennis player's historic win.

Murray became the first British man to take a tennis Grand Slam in 76 years after beating Novak Djokovic in a gruelling five-set final in New York early today.

Mr Cameron tweeted: "Delighted Andy Murray is continuing a golden summer of sport by winning the US Open. A truly great victory."


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