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Andy Murray voted Great Britain's best ever sportsman - ESPN poll

World No. 1 tennis star Andy Murray has been voted Great Britain's greatest ever sportsman by ESPN UK readers.

The 29-year-old from Dunblane toppled old foe Novak Djokovic in the ATP world rankings on Saturday.

Murray has 43 career titles to his name and has played 799 career matches.

Most notably he has won two Wimbledon titles (2013, 2016), two Olympic gold medals (2012, 2016), and the US Open (2012).

He also led Great Britain to their first Davis Cup trophy since 1936 when he defeated Belgium's David Goffin in the 2015 final.

Murray wiped the floor in our 24-hour poll with a whopping 54 percent of the vote, toppling some of Great Britain's most famous sporting stars.

Here are the runners up...

Silver - Sir Bobby Charlton

Vote percentage - 10%

This man needs no introduction.

Sir Bobby Charlton is widely regarded as the greatest English footballer of all time, leading the Three Lions to World Cup glory in 1966.

He is also Manchester United's all time leading goalscorer and won the top flight of English football three times, as well as the FA Cup and European Cup.

Bronze - Sir Steve Redgrave

Vote percentage - 9%

One of Great Britain's most decorated Olympians, Sir Steve Redgrave won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000.

Redgrave has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals, and has nine World Rowing Championships golds to his name.

In 2011 he received the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award.

The other British heroes

F1 star Lewis Hamilton claimed fourth -- a rare occasion on which he did not make the podium, with Boxing hero Lennox Lewis in fifth.

Golf's Sir Nick Faldo and Rugby's Jonny Wilkinson shared sixth whilst Sir Ian Botham of cricket finished last with just 4 percent of the vote.