Murray Wants To Be Number One
Fresh from winning the US Open, Briton Andy Murray is targetting the world number one ranking.
The 25-year-old Scot ended his long wait for a major title when he defeated Novak Djokovic in a thrilling five-set finale at Flushing Meadows, on the back of his London Olympics triumph.
The victories have given Murray a new sense of belief that he belongs at the top of the game, after failing in four previous Grand Slam finals.
Next up for Murray now is to become the world’s premier player and earn the number one ranking, where consistency is key.
“The last few months have been great for me, but there is more to the tennis tour than just the grand slams,” Murray said. “Novak has played great tennis in most of the Masters Series as well. Roger has got himself back to No.1.
“It is important to remember the tennis season starts in January, finishes in November. I haven’t done as well as I have needed to get to No.1 in the world.
“I would say Novak or Roger would be the best players this year. But there is still a few months left.”
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