Front Pages Around the World Celebrate Andy Murray's Wimbledon Championship

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Front Pages Around the World Celebrate Andy Murray's Wimbledon Championship
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Andy Murray's victory over Novak Djokovic in the 2013 Wimbledon Championships was a magical sports moment for Great Britain, and its impact was felt globally.

London hosts the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, and for the first time in 77 years, a British player lifted the trophy. Not since Fred Perry's win in 1936 had the United Kingdom laid claim to the title.

When a Scottish man finally reached the top, it was a historic achievement, newsworthy around the world.

In an age when the Internet and social media like Twitter dominate our attention, there is still something special about a traditional newspaper headline and photograph. It speaks to the significance of events.

We took a trip around the planet to demonstrate the magnitude of Murray's grass-court exploits.

 

*Front pages gathered via Newseum.org

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