Newly-minted world number one Andy Murray admitted rising to the top of the rankings amid a golden era in men’s tennis made his achievement even more satisfying.
Andy Murray closed to within one victory of becoming the world’s top-ranked player for the first time after defeating Tomas Berdych in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday.
Andy Murray will meet Fernando Verdasco in his opening match at the Paris Masters after the Spaniard advanced at the expense of injured Dutchman Robin Haase on Monday.
Surprise WTA Finals winner Dominka Cibulkova has climbed three places into fifth in the latest world rankings published on Monday.
Andy Murray’s third win on the bounce in Vienna lifted him up to 10985 points in the latest ATP rankings published Monday and one win away from toppling Novak Djokovic at number one.
Rafael Nadal insists he can still compete with the best in the world for “many years to come” after opening his tennis academy alongside Roger Federer in Mallorca on Wednesday.
Australia’s tempestuous talent Nick Kyrgios has the potential to be a future grand slam champion but could just as easily be lost to the sport if he fails to get the support he needs, according to former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.
Tennis ‘bad boy’ Nick Kyrgios has been banned for eight tournament weeks for his conduct at the Shanghai Masters last week, the governing body for men’s tennis (ATP) said on Monday.
Serena Williams has withdrawn from the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore later this month citing a persistent shoulder injury, the world number two said on Monday.
Andy Murray powered his way to a third Shanghai Masters title by beating Spanish 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(1) 6-1 in Sunday’s final to close in on Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings.
World number one Novak Djokovic suffered a shock 6-4 6-4 loss to Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut and his fierce rival Andy Murray beat France’s Gilles Simon 6-4 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Saturday.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic hummed on the baseline to keep himself calm as he survived an almighty scare against 110th-ranked Mischa Zverev to reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday.
Top seeds Agnieszka Radwanska and Svetlana Kuznetsova made short work of their opponents Wednesday to advance at the Tianjin Open.
Fourth seed Rafa Nadal was stunned by Serb Viktor Troicki in an upset-filled Shanghai Masters second round on Wednesday while Andy Murray breezed past American Steve Johnson and Nick Kyrgios slumped to a listless defeat.
World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the Shanghai Masters third round with a 6-3 6-3 win over Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Tuesday, the Serbian’s first match since his loss to Stan Wawrinka in last month’s U.S. Open final.
Maria Sharapova returned to the tennis court for two exhibition matches on Monday, her first appearance since testing positive for the banned substance meldonium at the Australian Open in January.
Andy Murray out gunned Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 7-6(2) in the final of the China Open on Sunday to claim his 40th career title and continue his pursuit of the world number one spot.
Britain’s Johanna Konta will become the first British woman to reach the top 10 of the WTA rankings for 32 years on Monday after reaching the China Open final on Saturday.
Top seed Andy Murray continued his pursuit of Novak Djokovic in the race to end the year as number one in the ATP rankings with a crushing 6-2 6-3 defeat of Spain’s David Ferrer to reach the final of the China Open on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal crashed out of the China Open quarter-finals to 20th-ranked Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Friday as Andy Murray swept into his 11th semi of the season.