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Andy Murray was an emotional wreck after a Davis Cup win earlier

The Scot ensured the Great Britain team made it to their first semi-final in over three decades.

WE’VE SEEN HIM shed a few tears before but Andy Murray was very emotional earlier today after clinching a semi-final place for the Great Britain Davis Cup team for the first time in 34 years.

He got the better of Frenchman Gilles Simon in four sets – the match lasting three hours and 26 minutes.

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It was Murray’s 23rd win in 25 Davis Cup matches – a staggering statistic.

It sets up a semi-final meeting with Australia and should GB get past that, they’ll meet either Belgium or Argentina in the decider.

Tennis - Davis Cup - Quarter Finals - Great Britain v France - Day Three - The Queen's Club Andy Murray is comforted by Great Britain captain Leon Smith after his win over Gilles Simon. Source: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Their last appearance in a Davis Cup final was in 1978 and you have to go back to 1936 to find the last time they were crowned champions.

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