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Andy Murray proves 2016 isn't all bad, receives congrats from J.K. Rowling


LONDON β€” 2016 hasn't been bad for everyone.Β 

Exhibit A: Andy Murray.

Beating 5-time champion Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title.Β 

The Scotsman just finished off the year as the world's number one tennis player.Β 

And Twitter is celebrating his success, because sometimes, it's nice to know that the nice guy doesn't always finish last.

As it happens, Murray has some pretty high-profile supporters:

I'd almost forgotten what it's like when the person you really, really want to win, wins!

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β€” J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) November 20, 2016

Epic start to the year by @DjokerNole.
Epic end to the year by @andy_murray, ending #1 πŸ† Congrats guys πŸ‘

β€” Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) November 20, 2016

Congrats @andy_murray #1!! Amazing season! Well deserved !! See you next year ! πŸ†πŸ”πŸŒπŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» pic.twitter.com/VeK2ayT6sz

β€” Stanislas Wawrinka (@stanwawrinka) November 21, 2016

Don't mind admitting that I love @andy_murray . In a purely sporting sense, of course, but it is heartfelt.

β€” Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 20, 2016

My man Murray - #1. @andy_murray Congratulations!πŸ’₯

β€” Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) November 20, 2016

i am pretty sure @JudyMurray has always been proud of her sons but today must be extra special, congrats to @andy_murray and @jamie_murray

β€” Tommy Haas (@TommyHaas13) November 20, 2016

Come on your majesty @andy_murray for a knighthood. World number one.

β€” Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) November 20, 2016

Of course, literary queens, fellow sports stars and knighted actors aside, Momma Murray will always be his biggest fan:Β 

The way we were........ pic.twitter.com/Iu7ytqMjdC

β€” judy murray (@JudyMurray) November 20, 2016


β€” judy murray (@JudyMurray) November 20, 2016

Andy's first newspaper headline. 23 years ago.
One-derful ❀️ pic.twitter.com/d8gdy0cWpq

β€” judy murray (@JudyMurray) November 21, 2016

A win for Britain, a win for the nice guy, and, at long last, a win for 2016. Congrats, Andy!Β 

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