July 8, 2013 11:40 AM
The roars grew longer, the applause louder, with each game and each point that carried Andy Murray closer to ending Britain's 77-year wait for a men's champion at Wimbledon. As many as 120,000 tweets per minute mentioned Sunday's Wimbledon final, won by Brit Andy Murray. The U.K. Twitter record exceeded a previous high set by the Spice Girls' appearance during the London Olympics closing ceremony. Marion Bartoli of France won her first Grand Slam title beating Sabine Lisicki in the women's singles final at Wimbledon.