All a Twitter

Sports stars and celebrities were quick to give their reaction to Andy Murray's grand slam triumph via the social-networking site...

Last Updated: 11/09/12 4:33am

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Andre Agassi: saw Murray follow in his footsteps by becoming US Open champion

Andre Agassi: saw Murray follow in his footsteps by becoming US Open champion

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Andy Murray came through a gruelling five-set clash against Novak Djokovic to win the US Open - and set the social-networking sites all a Twitter.

The British No.1 received congratulations from some legendary names of the past, some current sportsmen and also stars of the entertainment world.

We pick out the best of the tweets sent out in response to Murray's first major...

"Well deserved...Congratulations to the #USOPEN Champion Andy Murray!!!"<br>Tennis legend Andre Agassi

"Well done Andy Murray. Well done indeed. I hope you go and get plastered with Fergie and James Bond to celebrate"
England spinner Graeme Swann makes reference to Murray's famous fans who were there at Flushing Meadows

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

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

"God bless @andy-murray, his friends, family, and the good people of Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Big love and big thanks from us all x"
Scottish writer Irvine Welsh

"Andy Murray! Fantastically well done! Amazing scenes.. Ivan Lendl's face moved a little bit!"
Comedian Bill Bailey

"Andy Murray on a roll. You champion. I bet there's a good drink to be had in Dunblane this night. Have a few for me"
Actor Russell Crowe

"Andy Murray has just made me cry. The man is a God. I'm so happy"
Comedian Jimmy Carr

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