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 […]
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 […]
Novak Djokovic has sent out a defiant statement to his rivals on the tour after his victory against Milos Raonic at the ATP World Tour Finals.
The Serb dropped to world No. 2 after a below-par second half of the season after winning the French Open.
The 29-year-old was replaced by Andy Murray at the top of the world rankings and some questioned whether this was the beginning of the end for Djokovic.
But after a battling 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-5) victory over […]
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.
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 […]
If it wasn’t for a Romanian shipping tycoon, Simona Halep may never have become one of the world’s best tennis players.
Growing up in the Black Sea town of Constanta, Halep was in need of international competition to advance her tennis career.
Corneliu Idu came to the 14-year-old’s rescue — and she has gone on to reach the 2014 French Open final, and climb as high as No. 2 in the rankings.
“It was incredibly expensive, I only had my parents as support […]
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 […]
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 […]
A new-look Novak Djokovic said he had given up on chasing Roger Federer’s record 17 Grand Slam titles as he made a winning return to the tennis circuit on Tuesday.
Djokovic, the formerly indomitable Serb who has bullied his rivals over the past two seasons, said he had undergone a radical rethink after his travails of recent months.
The 29-year-old said he no longer saw protecting his world number one ranking, now under threat from Andy Murray, as his priority, or breaking […]
Stan Wawrinka on Sunday night, beat Novak Djokovic to win the US Open final.
The No 3 seed won the third Grand Slam of his career, with a 6-7 6-4 7-5 6-3 win at Flushing Meadows.
Wawrinka’s victory was down to his stamina and sheer strength as Djokovic became tired in the gruelling final.
The world No 1 has now lost to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon and was reduced to tears by Juan Martin Del Potro at the Olympics.
He has now lost the […]
Stanislav Wawrinka played his best tennis on the big stage in New York Sunday, beating World Number One, Novak Djokovic, 6-7 6-4 7-5 6-3, to clinch the US Open title.
It was the Swiss star third Grand Slam title and his 15th trophy on the tour. The 31-year-old Swiss, seeded three in New York had defeated Djokovic on his way to winning the 2014 Australian Open and 2015 French Open,
He did it again in New York Sunday night, denying the world […]