Andy Murray Becomes the World’s Number One

The rise of Andy Murray. The new world’s ranked number one has worked very hard to get to the top, he should savour every moment of his time as the champion. His achievement may be a start of more success for Briton.

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Murray replaced Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings officially on Monday 7 November 2016. Djokovic held the number one position for 122 weeks. However, the 29-year-old will barely have time to draw a breath after his memorable week at the Paris Masters before he’s back on court training for the year-end showpiece at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London which starts next Sunday, 13th November 2016.

What’s Andy Murray doing now?

Once Murray is done at the O2, he will have a short break before flying to Miami for his close of season preparation camp. In January 2017, the Scottish will hit the road again as another season gets under way. Murray’s results since the start of this year have been amazing. He contested and won eight matches at the Monte Carlo Masters. Having climbed the mountain, the Scot has proved he has the head for heights that will be needed to stay on top of the mountain.

Climbing a mountain is often an easier task than to maintain the position. Being the world’s number one gets you respect but also makes you a target. Everyone wants your scalp. Every loss automatically makes headlines.

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Nigel Frith