Confirmation! Andy Murray Is Now No. 1
by Tom Gainey | November 7th, 2016, 9:20 am

Andy Murray officially became the 26th player to reach the ATP No. 1 ranking this morning, after the rankings were released.

Murray leads by just 405 points over Novak Djokovic. The ATP Finals begins in a week where the Serb will have a chance to regain the top spot. The Scot also has 275 Davis Cup ranking points which drop on November 28.

“It might only be for one week,” Murray said. “So I might as well try and enjoy it, because I could lose it at the Tour Finals and never be there again. So I was really happy about that and hopefully will feel the same way going into London, as well. I’m sure I will, because you’re competing against the best players in front of a big crowd there.”

ATP Rankings
1 Andy Murray 11185
2 Novak Djokovic 10780
3 Stan Wawrinka 5115
4 Milos Raonic 5050
5 Kei Nishikori 4705
6 Gael Monfils 3625
7 Marin Cilic 3450
8 Rafael Nadal 3300
9 Dominic Thiem 3215
10 Tomas Berdych 3060

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9 Comments for Confirmation! Andy Murray Is Now No. 1

Truthsquad Says:

Congratulations Andy! Commitment, hard work and self belief has paid off.

RZ Says:


SG1 Says:

well earned accomplishment!

Margot Says:

A great article RZ, cheers. It has indeed been a long time coming, but, in a way, all the more special, as was his first slam.
The lovely Jamie Delgardo, a much over-looked man, was on R4 crediting the whole team but giving special credit to Sophia for bringing so much joy into Andy’s life as well as bringing perspective into his life on the tour.
Thrilled for Andy, who has also promised to get even better. Look out tennis world. Can’t wait for 2017!

Farah Diba Says:

I can’t believe The Lovely Jamie Delgardo has over-looked me,the person who’s willingly sacrificed her much loved AndyMira for the sake of Andy..And he’s only give credit to Sophia??What about my sacrifice?The feeling of uncertainty,confused all the time because of a changed moniker?


Margot Says:

Kev’s a bit of a fan….;)
Sorry, Farah-Mira but he doesn’t mention you…..what a colossal oversight….;) Sending a reprimand via pigeon post right away!

Farah Diba Says:

@M…ha ha..That’s alright M..I’m a very cool person..It’s great article btw..You know M,i can’t wait to witness his incredible journey for next year..So many question needs an answer,how many slams he will win,is he going to close up the H2H against his biggest rivals?Is he going to dominate the tour like his rivals?It’s going to be an interesting 2017 for him.Good luck Andy!!

RZ Says:

In addition to the battle for year-end #1, apparently the #3 spot is also up for grabs. Wawrinka, Raonic, Nishikori, and Monfils all have a chance to end their year at #3.

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