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Andy Murray’s historic victory at Wimbledon cost British bookmakers £15m, according to Ladbrokes.

Mini-break: Andy Murray has not played since his Wimbledon triumph

Andy Murray back to business with hard work ahead

It will be many a year before it becomes a distant memory, but for the moment Andy Murray is putting his Wimbledon triumph behind him. The tennis treadmill rarely stops turning and Murray, along with most of the other leading men, will be jumping on it again at this week's Montreal Masters.

Murray always said he would not play his best until his mid-twenties

Andy Murray took time to reach his peak – now he must work out how to stay there

In all those years when he appeared to be on the brink of greatness but could never quite make the final leap, Andy Murray kept insisting that he would not be playing his best tennis until he reached his mid-twenties. How right he was.

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Andy Murray leaving Number 10 Downing Street

Wimbledon 2013: Champion Andy Murray is the world's real No 1, says coach Ivan Lendl

Briton is the only player to have won more than one Grand Slam in last year

Andy Murray poses with the 2013 Wimbledon trophy at the All England Club in Wimbledon, a day after he won the men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic. Murray said he is determined to push on from his stunning Wimbledon win and add further Grand Slam titles to his achievements

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray reveals contact with Sir Alex Ferguson and David Beckham, but plays down talk of a knighthood

The new Wimbledon champion had little sleep last night but is well aware of what he's achieved

Andy Murray

Andy Murray's Wimbledon 2013 victory smashes TV ratings

17m tuned in to watch the final set, making it the most watched TV moment of 2013

8 July 2013: Tennis player Andy Murray of Britain is interviewed for a breakfast television program the morning after he winning the men's singles title at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, southwest London
Andy Murray of Great Britain poses with his Trophy during the Wimbledon Championships 2013 Winners Ball (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Wimbledon 2013: How the world press reacted to Andy Murray's victory

Including an embarrassing mistake for the New York Times

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon.

Wimbledon 2013: Open-top bus? Knighthood? Why not? Andy Murray is more deserving than most

The Scot's life seemed to pass before him in that final game

Perhaps John McEnroe, left, was indulging Court One with some more knockabout veteran doubles
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Andy Murray reflects during his post-match interview with the BBC's Sue Barker (Anja Niedringhaus/EPA)

Wimbledon 2013: We’ve suffered with Andy Murray – now let’s toast a humble champion

He seduced us with a combination of sporting ability and endearing humility

Andy Murray: the champion

Nick Bollettieri on Andy Murray's victory at Wimbledon 2013: Oh baby, in all my time it has never been better

Holy, holy, holy mackerel and all the fish in the all seas. I have been watching tennis for 60 years – 60 years and I have never seen a more emotionally draining occasion than the one on Centre Court on Sunday. Oh baby, it was special. As a New Yorker it takes something to say this but this, a Wimbledon final below perfect blue skies, is a setting that I don’t think can be beaten. Add a Brit winning and there you go. It cannot get better.

Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates with the trophy after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the Men's Final during day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships

Wimbledon Men's Final 2013: Majestic Andy Murray claims his Wimbledon crown

Murray wins straight-sets victory to become first home winner since Fred Perry in 1936

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