Good luck Andy!

Brit being backed by plenty of sporting superstars to win on Sunday

Last Updated: 08/07/12 9:18am

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Andy Murray has received plenty of messages of support ahead of his final showdown with Roger Federer at Wimbledon on Sunday.

The British No.1 will be looking to finally break his grand slam duck when he faces the six-time champion in a match that means so much to both men.

Here we take a look at some of those in the sporting world who are willing Murray to end the long wait for a home win at SW19...

Sports minister Hugh Robertson: "After 74 years this is long overdue and I wish Andy the best of luck tomorrow. I very much hope that he will triumph and that it will lead to a whole new generation of young people being inspired to take up tennis."

Heavyweight boxer David Haye: "Me and Andy are good friends and I am so proud of him for reaching the Wimbledon final. I will be cheering for him tomorrow and hope that he can deliver a Hayemaker of his own to KO 'The Fed'. He deserves this title."

Formula One star Jenson Button: "I watched him against Tsonga and it was an amazing match. It's great for him and he just needs to keep playing the way he has been. I wish him the best of luck although I am sure he will not need it."

Pat Fenlon, manager of Hibernian, the football club Murray supports: "All the coaching staff and players at Hibernian would like to wish Andy Murray the very best of luck for the Wimbledon final. It would be fantastic if he could win it, especially because he is a Hibernian supporter. He supports us and we support him."

Three-time super-middleweight champion Carl Froch: "I know Andy's a big boxing fan and, like me, he always puts it all on the line when he's out there. He can definitely do it on Sunday and fly the flag for British sport."

Scotland's two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner Allan McNish: "Keep it flat out Andy, Scotland is supporting you."

Team GB Olympic Games chef de mission Andy Hunt: "Well done, Andy! We're all behind you. Here's to the first of two thrilling performances at Wimbledon this summer."

England rugby league head coach Steve McNamara: "On behalf of everyone involved with England Rugby League I would like to wish Andy Murray the very best of luck. I'm sure that if a player with Andy's immense talent and ability plays to his potential then we'll see the result the whole country wants on Sunday."

England one-day international captain Alastair Cook: "On behalf of the England cricket team I'd like to wish Andy Murray all the very best ahead of his match against Federer. We've all been enjoying watching Andy's progress through the draw this fortnight and would love to see him crowned Wimbledon champion tomorrow on what is sure to be a very memorable day for British sports fans."

Great Britain's Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle: "A huge good luck to Andy Murray tomorrow, we will be cheering you on with the rest of the nation. See you at the Olympics!"

The Miami Heat, Murray's favourite basketball team and the newly-crowned NBA champions: "The Miami Heat wish Andy Murray all the best of luck in tomorrow's final."

Heat star Lebron James tweeted: "Good luck @andy-murray at Wimbledon tomorrow. Congrats on getn to the final. Honored by the shout out. Will be rooting for U. C u in London!"

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