Good things come to those who wait: Andy Murray joins the sports stars who were made to wait for their moment of glory


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The Independent Online

Finally, at his fifth attempt, Andy Murray has won his first Grand Slam final.

The Scot had lost the previous four, in which he had been beaten three times by Roger Federer and once by last night's opponent, Novak Djokovic.

His previous travails will have made the success all the sweeter, as those included in this guide will testify.

Click here or click 'VIEW GALLERY' to launch our guide to the sports stars who waited and waited for their moment of glory.