Players, media react to Murray's moment
Reactions to Andy Murray’s 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 thrashing of Roger Federer in the Olympic gold-medal from fellow players and media have come quickly. Here's a sample of responses from television and twitter. Andy Murray (on TV): “It’s the biggest win of my life, that's for sure…No way did I expect a score line like that in the final. John McEnroe (on TV): "First time that Federer has looked his age in a long time. I can't believe Murray won so easily." Former players on Twitter Boris Becker: “Soon, he will be called SIR Andy Murray.” Martina Navratilova: "Andy Murray showed how well he can play [gets the ] monkey off his back." Johan Kriek: "AM has finally arrived All business." Darren Cahill: "Huge for [Murray] moving forward but I wouldn't put him as [the U.S. Open] favorite. The other 3 [Federer, Djokovic and Nadal] have earned that title/respect in Slams." Journalists on site in London Alexandra Willis (Daily Telegraph, Wimbledon web site): "Speechless. Murray climbs into his box to hug everyone. Takes a running jump back onto Centre Court. I can't type. I'm crying." Neil Harman (London Times): "Now I am back in the press room having sung the National Anthem like never before. Have to write an epic to match AM's performance." Mike Dickson (Daily Mail): "You wonder what sort of effect that performance will have on Murray going forward. His Djokovic Davis Cup moment?" Simon Cambers (Guardian, Tennis Space): "That win will change everything for Andy Murray bring on the U.S. Open." Richard Evans (Fox): "The locker room has known it for years despite what his detractors kept saying. Andy Murray is a great tennis player. And that proved it." Craig Gabriel (Australian radio broadcaster): "Wimbledon has never seen scene like this. It is beyond belief on the Centre Court. Murray is soaking in every last ounce."