• Andy Murray hopes Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be fit and firing in 2017

    Andy Murray hopes Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be fit and firing in 2017

    Andy Murray is hoping all his big rivals will offer him competition for the number one ranking in 2017.

    The Scot overcame a deficit of more than 8,000 ranking points following his defeat by Novak Djokovic in the French Open final in June to overhaul the Serbian ahead of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

    By triumphing in the winner-takes-all showdown with Djokovic in the final at London’s O2 Arena, Murray ensured he will take a 630-point lead at the head […]

  • Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals and remain world No. 1

    Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals and remain world No. 1

    Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the ATP World Tour Finals and to be crowned as the year-ending world No. 1.

    The Brit blew the out-of-sorts Serb out of the water with his aggressive tennis and never relinquished control once in front in a 6-3 6-4 triumph to extended his winning streak to 24 matches.

    There was plenty on the line for both Murray and Djokovic, with the world No. 1 spot and a cool $1,130,000 dollars as […]

  • Novak Djokovic to face Andy Murray in final for world No. 1 spot

    Novak Djokovic to face Andy Murray in final for world No. 1 spot

    After an exciting week in the group stages, Saturday saw the semi-finals take place with both Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in action.

    Both men came through the Round Robin phase unbeaten as they look to end the year as world No. 1.

    In their paths stood Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic and it was expected to be a cracking day of tennis.

    Murray broke his own tournament record for the longest match to get past Raonic 5-7 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (11-9) in […]

  • Murray secures semi-final clash with Raonic after beating Wawrinka

    Murray secures semi-final clash with Raonic after beating Wawrinka

    Andy Murray has set up a semi-final clash against Milos Raonic after beating Stan Wawrinka to top Group John McEnroe at the ATP World Tour Finals.

    The 29-year-old beat the Swiss ace 6-4 6-2 to match Novak Djokovic’s record of winning all three of his matches at the season-ending event and to ensure he avoided the Serb in the semi-finals.

    There was plenty on the line for Murray, who faced losing his world No. 1 ranking if he didn’t reach the semi-finals.

    Just […]

  • Murray beats Nishikori in London epic

    Murray beats Nishikori in London epic

    Andy Murray fought back to beat Kei Nishikori in a gruelling contest and close in on a semi-final place at the ATP World Tour Finals.

    The world number one, 29, lost a tie-break but came through 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 6-4 against the Japanese fifth seed.

    At three hours and 20 minutes, it was the longest match at the event since it moved to London in 2009.

    Stan Wawrinka beat Marin Cilic 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-3) in the evening match to end the Croat’s […]

  • ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic to win first match as official world No. 1

    ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic to win first match as official world No. 1

    Andy Murray got off to a winning start to life as the official world No. 1 by beating Marin Cilic in straight sets at the ATP World Tour Finals.

    The 29-year-old was playing his first tournament since climbing to the summit of the rankings after passing Novak Djokovic.

    It wasn’t necessarily the most fluent performance from the Brit but he still had enough to see off the big-serving world No. 7 on Monday night at the O2.

    While Murray was expected to win, […]

  • World number one Murray wins Paris Masters

    World number one Murray wins Paris Masters

    Britain’s Andy Murray celebrated his rise to world number one by beating American John Isner 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to win the Paris Masters.

    The victory was Murray’s sixth ATP title of a memorable 2016.

    The Scot, 29, also added his second Olympic and Wimbledon titles on his way to the top of the rankings.

    He will be officially confirmed as Britain’s first singles number one since computerised rankings were introduced in 1973 on Monday.

    Murray’s ascent was confirmed by Milos Raonic’s withdrawal from […]

  • Andy Murray OFFICIALLY becomes World No.1 in bizarre fashion

    Andy Murray OFFICIALLY becomes World No.1 in bizarre fashion

    Andy Murray has been confirmed as the men’s tennis world No.1 after Milos Raonic withdrew from Paris Masters semi-final.

    Judy Murray’s celebratory tweet to Andy Murray will melt your heart

    The Brit was due to take on the big-serving Canadian, the man he defeated earlier this year in the Wimbledon final, but the 25-year-old was forced to pull out after he tore his right quad.

    Murray will now face John Isner in Sunday’s showpiece after the giant American defeated Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-3.

    Novak […]

  • Murray two wins from No 1 after Djokovic crash out of Paris

    Murray two wins from No 1 after Djokovic crash out of Paris

    Marin Cilic dumped a struggling Novak Djokovic out of the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday to pave the way for Andy Murray to become the new world number one.

    Cilic had lost all 14 previous meetings with Djokovic but cast the Serb’s 122-week reign at the top of the rankings into serious doubt with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) victory.

    Murray faces Tomas Berdych for a place in the semi-finals later and is just two wins from supplanting long-time rival Djokovic at the […]

  • Murray wins Shanghai Masters, now pursues Djokovic

    Murray wins Shanghai Masters, now pursues Djokovic

    Andy Murray is now just 915 points away from supplanting, Novak Djokovic as world number one, an ambition he has set for himself.

    The Briton consolidated his catch-up race in Shanghai this afternoon, after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut, the 19th ranked Spaniard who eliminated Djokovic in the semi finals.

    Murray has now won back-to-back titles in China, winning first the China Open in Beijing and the Shanghai Rolex Masters title, his third. He won it in 2010 and 2011.

    Murray grabbed the first […]

  • Murray into Shanghai final as Djokovic crashes

    Murray into Shanghai final as Djokovic crashes

    Andy Murray blasted his way into the Shanghai Masters final on Saturday but holder Novak Djokovic angrily smashed his racquet and ripped his shirt as he crashed out to Roberto Bautista.

    Murray was made to work in a rollercoaster first set against Gilles Simon featuring seven breaks of serve, 37-shot rallies and bursts of irritable chatter from the Scot.

    But he came through 6-4, 6-3 to set up a final against Spain’s Bautista, who extended top-ranked Djokovic’s miserable run of form with […]