Staff at Downing Street applaud Andy Murray

Staff lined the corridors of Downing Street to greet Andy Murray as he arrived for a special reception to mark his historic Wimbledon win.

Downing Street staff applauded Andy Murray as he arrived at Number 10
Downing Street staff applauded Andy Murray as he arrived at Number 10 Credit: Twitter/@Number10gov

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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."