British press lauds 'Magical Murray'

London, July 8 (IANS) British newspapers hailed Andy Murray as "Magical Murray" and "The History Boy" after the world No. 2 ended Britain's 77-year wait for a Wimbledon title.

Some leading dailies called for Murray to be knighted after the Scot outplayed the world number one Novak Djokovic in the men's singles final here Sunday.

"Arise Sir Andrew, knight of the holy grail," said the Times, which also called Murray the "History Boy".

"Now it'll be arise Sir Andy!" the Mail's front page headline screamed.

The Daily Express described him as "Magical Murray" while the Daily Mirror's said Murray had "History In His Hands".


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