Andy Murray Brit at world number one -- how Twitter reacted

How Twitter saw Andy Murray's rise to world number one ranking on Saturday:

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Britain's Andy Murray delivers a press conference at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tournament in Paris on November 5, 2016, after Canada's Milos Raonic withdrew from their semi-final match due to an injury play

Britain's Andy Murray delivers a press conference at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tournament in Paris on November 5, 2016, after Canada's Milos Raonic withdrew from their semi-final match due to an injury

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How Twitter saw Andy Murray's rise to world number one ranking on Saturday:

"You've come a long way baby"

- Judy Murray, his mother, alongside a big number one and love heart beside a photo of the two during his junior days.

"We have a new king in town. Congrats Sir ."

- Roger Federer

"Congratulations to on becoming World no.1. For me, Scotland's greatest ever sportsperson."

- Cyclist Chris Hoy

"Congrats to @andy_murray on being the new world number 1! Much deserved accomplishment for him, and glad he got there. Long time coming!"

- Andy Roddick, US former world number one

'Congratulations on No.1! You worked so hard to get there the looong way. You are a true inspiration!'

- Petra Kvitova, two-time Wimledon champion

" = World number 1 ! So well deserved for this great man... Well done Andy and team Murray !"

- Former coach Amelie Mauresmo

"A remarkable journey of heartbreak, perseverance, hard work and success to make it to #1. Well done Andy. Never stopped believing & pushing."

- Former coach Darren Cahill

"11.5 years as a professional, 798 matches, 42 career titles, 1 sporting pinnacle reached, @andy_murray is the new world No.1!"

- Wimbledon official account

"What has achieved in the sport of tennis with the weight of British expectation on his shoulders is nothing short of Herculean."

- Fellow British player Liam Broady

"He's got there!!!! The New World Number 1!!!! What an achievement, what a player..well done Andy no one deserves it more..."

- Murray's current coach Jamie Delgado

"@andy_murray u the man."

- Australian star Nick Kyrgios

"Congratulations to on becoming World number one. A phenomenal achievement in a truly global sport, in its most competitive era."

- Former England footballer Gary Lineker

"Is being World #1 an automatic knighthood for #AndyMurray??? #SirAndyMurray."

- Tennis TV pundit Rob Koenig

"Andy freakin Murray!!! It's about damn time... World #1 babyyy???#oosh."

- Fellow British player Heather Watson

"Hard work always pays off!!!!His turn has arrived !!!Amazing achievement,an example of discipline and determination."

- Romanian tour player Sorana Cirstea

"No better person to be #1 . Genuine, incredibly hard working, humble, down to earth, sincere person and great bloke. Congrats ."

- Australian player Matt Ebden

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