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Who said what: Tennis, Hollywood and more react to Andy Murray's historic ATP Tour Finals win

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Roger Federer and JK Rowling almost immediately took to Twitter to congratulate Murray.

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 22: Roger Federer of Switzerland (L) shakes hands with Andy Murray of Great Britain after winning during the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center on August 22, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Roger Federer was one of the earliest to congratulate Andy Murray on his historic win

Yesterday, Andy Murray, in his first ever ATP World Tour Finals final showdown, defeated Novak Djokovic to keep the World No. 1 crown. It was Djokovic’s fifth straight final here, with the Serb attempting to defend his 2015 title; it also marked the first time a Briton had become the year-end World No. 1.

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Some of tennis’ most legendary players reacted with gusto – including some of Murray’s longest rivals. 


Then from the world of motorsport:

Politicians:

And Hollywood turned out in support, too:

But there was one magical wish from one British icon to the other:



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