It’s no longer a dream, a Brit really has won Wimbledon!

Great Britain's Andy Murray kisses the trophy after beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic
Great Britain's Andy Murray kisses the trophy after beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic
Aaron Butcher with his Road To Wimbledon trophy following coutny glory

Butcher smashes county rivals to clinch Wimbledon invite

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Well, I can honestly say I never thought I would see a Brit win Wimbledon.

But yesterday Andy Murray delivered the triumph we have all been dreaming of.

It was an incredible day – the atmosphere was absolutely brilliant and it was a privilege to have been on centre court to witness it.

And I have no doubt there will be many more Grand Slams to come for Andy.

He looks like a Grand Slam winner every time he turns up now.

The confidence and belief a win like that will give him – every time he steps on the court – will see him kick on, I have no doubt.

Take nothing away from him for this win, either.

Just because he did not beat Rafa Nadal or Roger Federer should not detract from his achievement.

You can only beat what is put in front of you and who’s to say he would not have defeated them? He beat the world number one, Novak Djokovic, after all.

It got a bit tight at the end but he played a great match.

And the fans cranked it up another level.

The roar when he walked on – even compared to last year – was just unbelievable, the best ever.

The atmosphere was electric and he used it really well.

He got the crowd involved at exactly the right times – and at the end I think they helped him get over the finishing line, to be honest.

They played some really punishing rallies and it was hot out there, too.

Three hours for three sets is pretty long.

Djokovic may be a little bit disappointed with his level but take nothing away from Murray, he is just so tough to break down.

He could easily have lost the second and third sets but kept fighting back.

Djokovic is such a great competitor, too – even when Andy was ahead it was by no means certain he would win.

That is why these guys are at the top – they are so strong mentally.

And the last game just highlighted it – at 40-0 up, Djokovic is still at it and just refuses to give in.

But Andy got the job done and this will keep raising the profile of British tennis.

There was such a buzz, not just inside but in all the crowds outside, too.

It might never happen again but it will certainly put the sport on the map now.

A British player has just won Wimbledon!

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