Britain has another male Grand Slam champion after 76 years and Scotland has its first. A brilliant, gutsy performance and achieved without a penny of taxpayer's money.
The fact that Djokovic had won four of the previous seven Grand Slam tournaments, including the last three played on hard courts, underlined the magnitude of Andy's achievement.
He should have the freedom of Dunblane.
Let's not forget his predecessor:
Fred Perry US Open - 10 Sept 1936
picture courtesy of the Daily Mail
More facts: Andy Murray has now become the first man in history to win Olympics gold and the US Open in the same year.