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Andy Murray and team GB celebrate historic Davis Cup win at Downing Street

December 1, 2015
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After securing one of his most emotional wins to date, there was another career highlight for Andy Murray on Tuesday. The tennis champ and his victorious Great Britain teammates celebrated their historic win of the Davis Cup, marking the first British victory of the tournament since 1936, with a celebratory trip to Downing Street where they met Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Great Britain won the trophy for the first time in 79 years

The six team members, team captain Leon Smith, James Ward, Dom Inglot, Kyle Edmund, Andy Murray and his brother Jamie, paraded their trophy and posed for photos dressed in GB tracksuits and trainers, while the Prime Minister opted for a suit.

Mr Cameron shared his appreciation for the team with his Twitter followers, saying: "I'm delighted to welcome @andy_murray and Great Britain's Davis Cup team to No10 after their sensational win."

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The Davis Cup team visited David Cameron on Tuesday

Andy led the team to victory on Monday during an emotional win where he beat Belgium's David Goffin in straight sets to secure the trophy for the Britain, giving them a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five match final.

"It's an amazing feeling. I imagine it will take a few days before it really sinks in," the British number one said. "I've been pretty upset having lost matches before but I would say that's probably the most emotional I've been after a win. It's incredible that we managed to win this competition. I didn't know that would ever be possible. It's great."

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The successful team celebrated their win on Monday

The 28-year-old sportsman was able to enjoy the win with his brother who joined him in the GB team and his wife Kim Sears, who is around six months pregnant with their first child.

The mum-to-be was seen laughing and smiling in the stands as she proudly watched her husband make sporting history once again.

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