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Magic Murray

Published 1654 GMT (0054 HKT) July 7, 2013
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Andy Murray lifts the Wimbledon trophy to become the first British man to win the title since Fred Perry in 1936 following a straight sets win over Novak Djokovic. Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images
Fans lined up through the night to try and claim a place on 'Murray Mound' to watch the action on the big screen. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Perry was the last British man to win Wimbledon in 1936 -- one of three titles he won at the Championships. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Fans flocked to Murray Mound with Britain hoping its 77-year wait for men's singles champion at Wimbledon would finally come to an end. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Hollywood stars Bradley Cooper and Gerard Butler were amongst a whole host of celebrities watching on Centre Court. Cilve Brunskill/Getty Images
Murray, who lost in last year's final to Roger Federer, won the first set 6-4 after a pulsating start to the contest. Adrian Dennis/AFP
Djokovic had enjoyed a 4-1 lead in the second set but appeared to implode as Murray fought back to level at 4-4 before taking it 7-5. Julian Finney/Getty Images
With Murray leading 2-0, the home fans began to believe their man could finally end the 77-year wait for a British men's singles winner. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Jelena Ristic, the girlfriend of Djokovic, leads the cheers for her man who appeared to struggle against Murray in the opening two sets. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Residents in Murray's home town of Dunblane, Scotland, watched the game at a local pub. Mark Runnacles/Getty Images
Murray celebrates after claiming the third set 6-4 to secure his first ever Wimbledon crown. Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images
Murray gets his hands on the famous Wimbledon trophy much to the delight of a raucous Centre Court crowd. Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images