Fans lined the streets in their thousands to welcome Murray and Sears as they arrived at the cathedral in Dunblane, the Scottish town where the former Wimbledon and US Open champion grew up.
Tennis player Andy Murray leaves the cathedral after marrying his fiancee Kim Sears in Dunblane, Scotland
And as the happy couple emerged from the church, huge cheers rang out – not just in Dunblane, but across Scotland as the nuptials described as “Scotland’s Royal Wedding” took place in fine weather and amid scenes of great joy.
Andy Murray waves as he arrives at Dunblane Cathedral with brother Jamie
Kim Sears wore a “Swarovski crystal-encrusted gown by Jenny Packham”, according to Hello magazine, with a “Swarovski crystal Kalmia floral headdress” and a pair of “Jimmy Choo strappy heels” – though a few drops of rain fell as she entered the church, leading her quartet of bridesmaids to pop umbrellas up quickly.
Kim Murray, nee Sears
The rain did not last long and Andy Murray’s mother Judy, the British Fed Cup captain, waved joyfully to the crowd as she watched her son get married to a girlfriend he first met at the age of 17.
Andy Murray’s mother Judy Murray
One of Murray’s three best men Ross Hutchins, who recently won a battle with cancer, smiled for the crowds as he got out of the wedding car.
Tim Henman and his wife Lucy were among the well-wishers at the ceremony.
Lucy and Tim Henman at Andy Murray’s wedding
And the whole of Dunblane was in the carnival spirit as the wedding took place.
The cathderal is reflected in a shop window is decorated with a message for tennis player Andy Murray and his fiancee …