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World No. 1 Murray feels 'too young' for knighthood

World No. 1 Murray feels 'too young' for knighthood

Johannesburg [South Africa], Nov. 23 : With reports suggesting that Andy Murray, who finished the ATP year as world No 1 player, might be in line for a knighthood, the Briton has insisted that he is "too young" for the country's "highest honour."

The 29-year-old, who beat Novak Djokovic in the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday, has been tipped to be named in the New Year honours list.

"Obviously it is the highest honour you can get in this country," Murray was quoted by Sport24 while talking to a channel.

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Murray motivated to sustain dominance as World No. 1

Murray motivated to sustain dominance as World No. 1

Johannesburg [South Africa], Nov. 21 : World No. 1 Andy Murray, who ended his 2016 campaign on a perfect note after defeating Novak Djokovic in straights in the summit clash of the ATP World Tour Finals, has warned the Serb saying that he is ready to embark on a sustained period of dominance.

Murray dethroned Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in a contest that lasted for an hour and 43 minutes to earn his first title at the ATP finals and make sure he remained No. 1 until next season.

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Murray ends season as No. 1, defeats Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals

Murray ends season as No. 1, defeats Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals

London [UK], Nov. 21 : Ace British tennis player Andy Murray ended his 2016 campaign on a perfect note after defeating Novak Djokovic in straights in the summit clash of the ATP World Tour Finals, assuming the mantle of year-end No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings.

Murray dethroned Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in a contest that lasted for an hour and 43 minutes to earn his first title at the ATP finals and make sure he remained No. 1 until next season.

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Murray to face Djokovic in ATP World Tour final

Murray to face Djokovic in ATP World Tour final

London, Nov 20 : Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will fight to finish as year-end world number one in Sunday's final of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

The Briton, 29, beat Milos Raonic in a gripping semi-final 5-7 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (11-9) in three hours and 38 minutes to reach his first season-ending final, BBC reported on Saturday.

Djokovic swept past Kei Nishikori 6-1 6-1 in his last four encounter.

The winner will end the year top of the world rankings, the first time the battle for the top spot has been fought in the final match of the season.IANS

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Murray beats Wawrinka to reach semifinals

Murray beats Wawrinka to reach semifinals

London, Nov 19 : Top seed Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to reach the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena on Friday.

Murray, fighting for the year-end first place in the world rankings, took 86 minutes to defeat the Swiss number one 6-4, 6-2, Xinhua news agency reported.

He also improved to 10 wins and seven defeats against Wawarinka, although winning one game was enough to send him to the last four.

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ATP Finals: Murray edges Nishikori in marathon match

ATP Finals: Murray edges Nishikori in marathon match

London, Nov 17 : Andy Murray got revenge on Kei Nishikori for his defeat at the US Open but needed to battle for more than three hours to do so, gutting out a 6-7 (9-11), 6-4, 6-4 victory here in Group John McEnroe action at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Murray on Wednesday picked up his 21st consecutive victory in what was the longest match (three hours and 20 minutes) since the Finals were first played in London in 2009, boosting his hopes of finishing as year-end number 1 for the first time in his career, Efe news reported.

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Murray brushes aside Cilic in first match as World No.1

Murray brushes aside Cilic in first match as World No.1

London [U. K], Nov. 15 : Playing his first match as world number one, British tennis maestro Andy Murray produced a rich vein of form to clinch a straight-set victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic in the round robin clash at the ATP World Tour Finals here on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old, who ended Novak Djokovic's 122-week reign at the top of the rankings last week, broke his Croatian opponent twice in each set on his way to a 6-3, 6-2 victory in the one-sided contest that lasted one and a half hour.

It was Murray's 12th win over Cilic and 20th victory in a row.

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Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in Paris

Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in Paris

Paris [France], Nov.5 : British maestro Andy Murray's quest to become world number one continued after he defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in straight sets to storm into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Masters here on Saturday.

The second-seed, who is just one win away from the numero one ranking, survived a first-set tie-breaker to tough out a 7-6(9), 7-5 win over Berdych in a thrilling last-eight contest that lasted about two hours.

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Djokovic, Murray progress to last eight of Paris Masters

Djokovic, Murray progress to last eight of Paris Masters

Paris [France], Nov. 4 : World No. 1 Novak Djokovic progressed through to the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters after battling past 14th seed Grigor Dimitrov in hard fought third round contest on Thursday.

Rallying from a set down, Djokovic came back strong to defeat Dimitrov 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. The Serbian will now meet Canadian fourth seed Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals.

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Murray poised to dethrone Djokovic as world No.1

Murray poised to dethrone Djokovic as world No.1

Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct.26 : World number one Andy Murray has insisted that he will try his absolute best to dethrone his long-time rival Novak Djokovic as the world's best tennis player in the remaining three events of the year.

"It's not about one event, it's about a total season of 17, 18 tournaments and whoever performs best over them will get there and right now that's obviously Novak but I'll try my best to finish as strong as I can," Murray was quoted as saying by Sport24.

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