Twitter reaction to Andy Murray US Open triumph

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The world of sport and entertainment pay tribute to Andy Murray, following his thrilling win at the US Open.

British number one Andy Murray finally ended his - and Great Britain's - long wait for a Grand Slam earlier this morning.

He was crowned US Open champion following a 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 win over world number two Novak Djokovic.

Here is what a number of sport stars and celebrities have had to say on the 25-year-old's landmark achievement:

Andre Agassi
"Well deserved...Congratulations to the #USOPEN Champion Andy Murray!!!"

Graeme Swann
"Well done Andy Murray. Well done indeed. I hope you go and get plastered with Fergie and James Bond to celebrate."

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

Stephen Fry
"Glory glory glory glory glory GLORY be!!! Andy Murray, you beauty!"

Rory McIlroy
"Massive congrats Andy Murray!!!! The first of many and well worth the wait!"

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