By Romi Cvitkovic
Celebrities and fellow tennis players swarmed to Twitter to give their congratulations to tennis’ newest Slam winner, Andy Murray as he defeated Novak Djokovic in a nearly five hour championship match.
Congratulations, Andy! You are a true fighter and champion!
Have a look at the warm wishes below from players like Juan Monaco, Andre Agassi, Sabine Lisicki,Victoria Azarenka and Ross Hutchins and celebrities like Russell Crowe, Pau Gasol, Ewan McGregor, Rory McIlroy, Piers Morgan and Mario Andretti!
Brother of Andy Murray:
What a historic night! Tonight Andy achieved his dream. He got the result his talent dedication and perseverance deserved. So proud of him.
— Jamie Murray (@jamie_murray) September 11, 2012
Coach of Roger Federer:
Congratulations Andy Murray a great effort and a war of a match- enjoy the win !
— Paul Annacone (@paul_annacone) September 11, 2012
Novak Djokovic’s hitting partner:
@andy_murray @DjokerNole What a match Congratulations to Andy Murray on his 1st GS Title! Proud of Nole, Left his heart on d court Idemoo!
— DUŠAN VEMIĆ (@dusanVemic) September 11, 2012
Former ATP pro:
Well deserved…Congratulations to the #USOPEN Champion Andy Murray!!!
— Andre Agassi (@AndreAgassi) September 11, 2012
Former WTA player:
@andy_murray won this match in Melbourne when he came so close and didnt truly believe! tonight he believed! very happy for him and his team
— rennae stubbs (@rennaestubbs) September 11, 2012
Former coach of Andy Murray and current ESPN commentator:
What a close from the muzzard that was and epic final major props to the guys a pleasure to watch
— Brad Gilbert (@bgtennisnation) September 11, 2012
Former ATP pro and current Tennis Channel commentator:
Amazing final, proud 2 be involved in this great sport, congrats 2 both @DjokerNole @andy_murray both guys laid it on the line, WARRIORS
— Justin Gimelstob (@justingimelstob) September 11, 2012
Former ATP pro and current ESPN commentator:
Thank you @andy_murray and @djokernole The sport of tennis wins…..again.
— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) September 11, 2012
Former ATP pro and current tennis commentator:
Murray has done it !!!
— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) September 11, 2012
Congrats to @andy_murray! First of quite a few Slams, IMO. Well earned. His joy and relief evident. Even Lendl was hugging people!
— Chris Fowler (@cbfowler) September 11, 2012
Fellow tennis players:
@andy_murray well done Andy! really happy for u! well done to all ur team as well
— victoria azarenka (@vika7) September 11, 2012
— Juan Monaco (@picomonaco) September 11, 2012
I am SO pumped for Andy Murray!! Wow! Love the Joker but it was Andy's time… Gutsy performance by both players! GB has to be proud!!
— Bethanie MattekSands (@BMATTEK) September 11, 2012
Congrats to @andy_murray to achieve his first Grand Slam! He and Nole has been played a great US Open final, both deserved to win.
— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) September 11, 2012
Incredible, amzaing, unbelievable!!!!! Soooo happy for him, deserves everything
— Ross Hutchins (@RoscoHutchins) September 11, 2012
Us Open Champion Andy Murray. So happy for him. #proud
— Laura Robson (@laurarobson5) September 11, 2012
Great job @Andy_Murray! Incredible improvement this year! Still need to work on your emotions after winning:) Smiling and jumping would do:)
— Alina Jidkova (@AlinaJidkova) September 11, 2012
What an EPIC final!!! Great match from both players! Big congrats to @andy_murray for his 1st Grand slam title!! Happy for him 🙂
— Sabine Lisicki (@sabinelisicki) September 11, 2012
Enhorabuena a @andy_murray por ganarl el Us.Open!! Te lo merecias! Congrats to @andy_murray for winning the Us.Open title!! U deserve it!
— Fernando Verdasco (@FerVerdasco) September 11, 2012
Huge congrats to@andy_murray!Well played and off course well deserved!Enjoyed watching final.Novak is a great champion,now it was Andy turn.
— Elena Vesnina (@EVesnina001) September 11, 2012
Well done @andy_murray. Totally deserved…a true british hero!
— julien benneteau (@julienbenneteau) September 11, 2012
Well done to @andy_murray , great effort by him and truly well deserved.
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) September 11, 2012
He's done it! Andy Murray – Grand Slam Champion!
— Colin Fleming (@colin_fleming) September 11, 2012
Amazing match today, was rooting for Andy!
— Vania King (@queen_v21) September 11, 2012
— Janko Tipsarevic (@TipsarevicJanko) September 11, 2012
First Grand Slam Treasure for Andy Murray!!! So AWESOME!!!
— Aleksandra Wozniak (@alekswoz) September 11, 2012
Absolutely magnificent win by @andy_murray – what heart, what fight, what guts. #PrideofBritain
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 11, 2012
Congratulations @Andy_Murray on your well deserved, brilliant win at US Open. I cheer your victory & everyone back home is so happy for you!
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) September 11, 2012
Congrats to Andy Murray for winning the Mens U.S Open Championship!! Great match
— Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) September 11, 2012
Its been a great couple of months for @andy_murray. Pretty awesome!
— Carli Lloyd (@CarliLloyd) September 11, 2012
CONGRATS @Andy_Murray!!!! He dug deep and I'm so happy that his first grand slam was in NYC!!! You too, @andymurray.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) September 11, 2012
@andy_murray We don't change, just become more like ourselves… YOU made history, well played!
— Jeremy Piven (@jeremypiven) September 11, 2012
Massive congrats Andy Murray!!!! The first of many and well worth the wait!
— Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) September 11, 2012
Congrats to @andy_murray for winning his first Grand Slam! Tough one for @DjokerNole but great tournament as well! #usopen
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) September 11, 2012
@andy_murray Massive congratulations. What a champion.
— Coldplay (@coldplay) September 11, 2012
Well, that was sublime. My, oh my, this little, old island has seen some history made this summer. Top lad @andy_murray. #GREATBritain.
— Matthew Lewis (@Mattdavelewis) September 11, 2012
Murray wins historic first major!! http://t.co/hKQU5RU9
— Ewan McGregor (@mcgregor_ewan) September 11, 2012
Looks like I missed a heck of a us open final. Went to bed after second set. Epic match. Happy for Murray and Lendl. Well deserved
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) September 11, 2012
Congrats Andy Murray!! Such an incredible match! #makinghistory
— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) September 11, 2012
Huge congrats to @andy_murray. The flood gates have opened
— Ben Ainslie (@AinslieBen) September 11, 2012
Andy Murray on a roll. You champion.
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) September 11, 2012
Congrats Andy Murray! Finally! #USOpenFinal
— Official Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) September 11, 2012
Andy Murray is the US Open Champions! Congrats.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@CRonaldoNews) September 11, 2012
How could my twitter not work last night? Congrats @andy_murray , won a Grand Slam title..I think the boss gave u the hair dryer! #inspired
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) September 11, 2012
Listening to tennis on the radio: actually pretty exciting! Congrats Andy Murray!!
— James Valentine (@jamesbvalentine) September 11, 2012
Congrats to Andy Murray! Hell of a win. #USOpen
— Shane West (@shanewest_1) September 11, 2012
So pleased for Andy Murray, thoroughly deserved after the frustrations of the last couple of years. Great job mate!
— Chris Hoy (@chrishoy) September 11, 2012
Brilliant Andy Murray. When we think of this date we will always remember your historic victory.
— Frankie Boyle (@frankieboyle) September 11, 2012
Congratulations Andy Murray for winning the U.S Open, top effort. #champion
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) September 11, 2012
Fantastic tennis by Djokovic & Murray. Fab first Gran Slam win for Andy. Big congrats! @usopen
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) September 11, 2012
Last, but not least, Prince Charles. Well, the parody account anyway…
Well done Andy Murray on winning the US Open, and finally becoming British.
— Prince Charles (@Charles_HRH) September 11, 2012