ATP confirms Brit tennis star Murray as World No.3

May 4th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI  

Novak Djokovic London, May 4 (ANI): The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) last night confirmed British tennis star Andy Murray as the world’s third best player in the sport.

By overtaking Novak Djokovic, the 21-year-old Scot will become the highest-ranked British man since the rankings were introduced 36 years ago, overtaking Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski, who both reached No 4, The Independent reports.While Murray has some way to go before he might be acclaimed as the best player in British history, he will become world No 3 next Monday, four days before his 22nd birthday. Murray’s haul of 11 titles already matches Tim Henman’s career total and is just four short of Greg Rusedski’s. (ANI)

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