US title takes Murray to World No 3

September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS  

Novak Djokovic New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Andy Murray has become the first British man to win a Grand Slam title since 1936 by defeating Serbian defending champion Novak Djokovic in the US Open final. A fact file:

World ranking: 3 (as of new rankings Tuesday)

Birthdate: May 15, 1987

Birthplace: Dunblane, Scotland

Residence: London, England

Height: 6′3″ (190 cm)

Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)

Plays: Right-handed

Turned pro: 2005

Coach: Ivan Lendl

Career singles titles: 24

Grand Slam singles titles: 1 (2012 US Open)

Best US Open result: Champion (2012)

Career prize money: $23,442,501

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