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Murray downplays knighthood

Andy Murray has told ITV News his historic Wimbledon victory "shouldn't be deserving of a knighthood", but admitted that he would not turn one down. David Cameron fuelled speculation by proclaiming: "I can't think of anyone who deserves one more."

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Murray is 'emerging as a multiple major champion'

Andy Murray is "emerging as a multiple major champion" after his Wimbledon victory, according to former champion Boris Becker.

Writing for the Daily Telegraph, the German said: "Murray is no ‘one-slam wonder’. I see this as a sign that he is emerging as a multiple major champion. The fact that he has reached so many grand slam finals just goes to show how fine a player he has grown into.

Andy Murray celebrates with his trophy after he defeats, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the Mens Final Credit: PA Wire

"I do not see any reason why he is not going to collect several more of these titles, most likely having to face his great rival Djokovic on the other side.

"You simply could not write a better story than this. All the effort that has gone into his improvement, all the significance of tennis in his family with his mother Judy and brother Jamie, has been brilliantly rewarded."

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