Andy Murray has reached No. 1 in the world for the first time, and he’s received plenty of praise from the tennis world. Below is a sampling of the congratulatory tweets he received after supplanting Novak Djokovic and subsequently winning the Paris Masters.
We have a new in town. Congrats Sir @andy_murray— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) November 5, 2016
Congratulations @andy_murray for reaching the pinnacle of our sport- #1!!! And that's not a hash tag- that is #1:).— Martina Navratilova (@Martina) November 5, 2016
Congrats to @andy_murray on being the new world number 1! Much deserved accomplishment for him, and glad he got there. Long time coming !— andyroddick (@andyroddick) November 5, 2016
What @andy_murray has achieved in the sport of tennis with the weight of British expectation on his shoulders is nothing short of Herculean— Liam Broady (@Liambroady) November 5, 2016
Andy - what an achievement. You're nothing short of inspiring and deserve every happiness this moment brings you. #Historymaker— Johanna Konta (@JoKonta91) November 5, 2016
@andy_murray = World number 1 !— AmelieMauresmo (@AmeMauresmo) November 5, 2016
So well deserved for this great man...
Well done Andy and team Murray !
Big congrats to @andy_murray for becoming world 1! Truly deserved! History maker— victoria azarenka (@vika7) November 5, 2016
Congratulations to @andy_murray Well deserved!— Elena Vesnina (@EVesnina001) November 5, 2016