'Well worth the wait!': Twitter reaction to Andy Murray's first Grand Slam victory


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Andy Murray broke his grand slam duck at the US Open tonight, beating Novak Djokovic in a five-set final.

Here, we pool the reaction to the win from Twitter.

Well deserved...Congratulations to the #USOPEN Champion Andy Murray!!! - Tennis icon Andre Agassi.

Well done Andy Murray. Well done indeed. I hope you go and get plastered with Fergie and James Bond to celebrate - England spinner Graeme Swann makes reference to Murray's famous fans.

What a close from the muzzard that was and epic final major props to the guys a pleasure to watch - Former coach Brad Gilbert.

Glory glory glory glory glory GLORY be!!! Andy Murray, you beauty! - TV host Stephen Fry.

Massive congrats Andy Murray!!!! The first of many and well worth the wait! - World golf number one Rory McIlroy.

So happy for Andy Murray. Hope he wins many, many more... - TV's Dara O'Briain.

God bless andy-murray, his friends, family, and the good people of Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Big love and big thanks from us all x - Scottish writer Irvine Welsh.

Andy Murray! Fantastically well done! Amazing scenes.. Ivan Lendl's face moved a little bit! - Bill Bailey makes reference to Murray's ashen-faced coach.

Andy Murray on a roll. You champion. I bet there's a good drink to be had in Dunblane this night. Have a few for me - Hollywood star Russell Crowe.

Great tennis Andy Murray, thoroughly deserved, another glorious moment in British sport this year - Golfer Luke Donald.

Andy Murray has just made me cry. The man is a God. I'm so happy. - Comedian Jimmy Carr is overcome.

Absolutely magnificent win by andy-murray - what heart, what fight, what guts. #PrideofBritain - Piers Morgan has his customary say.