Emeli Sande And Calvin Harris Lead Congratulations For Andy Murray's Wimbledon 2013 Win
7 July 2013, 18:07
The music world reacts to the first British winner of the Wimbledon tennis tournament in 77 years.
Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, The Saturdays and Calvin Harris are just some of the huge pop names to offer their congratulations to Andy Murray on winning Wombledon 2013.
The Scottish tennis professional beat Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon this evening (7th July), ending the tournament's 77 year wait for a British champion.
The likes of Little Mix, Rizzle Kicks, Conor Maynard, Wretch 32 and Professor Green were also tweeting about the huge sporting event today as soon as Andy clinched the championship.
"YEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSS!!!!!! That was a lot," Scottish singer Emeli Sande tweeted, while 'Dear Darlin' singer Olly Murs posted: "JUST WITNESSED HISTORY HERE.... @andy_murray @wimbledon CHAMPION!!!
Check out a picture of Andy Murray lifting up the Wimbledon cup after his win below (Credit: Getty):
"Massive congrats @andy_murray n his team! Brilliant game :D proud moment for Britain," Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall posted on Twitter, while One Direction star Niall Horan also sent his congratulations when he wrote: "2 points later ! He's done it ! Huge win! Congratulations andy."
"ANDY MURRAY SCOTTISH LEGEND, NOW OFFICIAL - CONGRATULATIONS #SCOTLAND#MURRAY#TENNIS#LEGENDS," Scottish DJ Calvin Harris also tweeted after the event.
The Saturdays star Mollie King was also heavily invested in the game, and her bandmate Rochelle Wiseman shared a snap of the 'Gentleman' singer almost in tears after Andy's win.
"@molliethesats crying at Murray's success haha I had to tweet..sorry. love u moll xx," Rochelle posted alongside the following picture (Credit: Twitter):
Andy Murray is the first British tennis player to win the Wimbledon tournament since Fred Perry back in 1936.