Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory tagged Facebook’s “Most Talked-About” topic

The 77-year wait for a homegrown male champion at Wimbledon Championships ended earlier this year when Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic at the All England Club which created a buzz around the world.

Murray’s historic feat last July became the “Most Talked-About” topic according to Facebook in United Kingdom. Murray’s straight sets victory over Djokovic ended Great Britain’s wait for a male Grand Slam champion. The Scot was featured in front page of every major newspaper in the country and garnered significant coverage in the social media.

The world number four underwent a back surgery in September which kept him out of the tour for the rest of the season. He’s slated to participate at the Qatar Open which begins later this month.

Here’s the list of most talked-about topics in United Kingdom:

1. Andy Murray wins the Wimbledon Championships
2. Baroness Margaret Thatcher passes away
3. Bayern Munich & Borussia Dortmund contest the UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley Stadium
4. The Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to Prince George
5. Sir Alex Ferguson steps down as manager of Manchester United
6. Call of Duty: Ghosts released on X-Box 360 and PS3
7. England retain the Ashes in cricket
8. The X-Factor returns to UK screens
9. The ‘Bedroom Tax’ is introduced in the UK
10. Grand Theft Auto 5 released on X-Box 360 and PS3

Most Talked-About Topics Around the World:

1. Pope Francis
2. Election
3. Royal Baby
4. Typhoon
5. Margaret Thatcher
6. Harlem Shake
7. Miley Cyrus
8. Boston Marathon
9. Tour de France
10. Nelson Mandela


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