Stars congratulate Andy Murray on Twitter

Stars congratulate Murray on Twitter
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A number of personalities from sport and celebrity take to Twitter to congratulate Andy Murray on his Olympic gold medal.

A number of personalities from the sporting and celebrity world have taken to Twitter to congratulate Great Britain's Andy Murray on winning the men's singles Olympic gold medal.

The 25-year-old Scot defeated world number one Roger Federer in three straight sets on Centre Court earlier today.

See what a selection of personalities said below.

"Congrats to @andy_murray, Roger and @delpotrojuan. Especially to Andy, I can imagine the joy of doing at home."
Rafael Nadal, who missed the Games because of injury

"Congrats @andy_murray what a win. Made up for u."
England striker Wayne Rooney

"Never in doubt @andy_murray Bravo!!"
Five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy

"Yes gold brilliant well done Andy Murray"
Entrepreneur Lord Alan Sugar

"MURRAY!!!!!!!! #getin"
World number one golfer Luke Donald

"Go on Musgrove lad... @andy_murray Gold, what an Olympic games this is turning out to be #london2012"
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton

"You absolutely deserved that @andy_murray. Inspired, brilliant and best of all British!"
TV presenter Georgie Thompson

He has since added a silver medal by losing the mixed doubles gold-medal match.

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