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Murray one win from number one ranking

Andy Murray closed to within one victory of becoming the world’s top-ranked player for the first time after defeating Tomas Berdych in the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Friday.

Andy Murray
Andy Murray

Murray saved seven set points in an extraordinary opening tie-break before clinching a 7-6 (11/9), 7-5 victory in just under two hours.

The Briton will meet Milos Raonic or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the semi-finals knowing that a win will move him above Novak Djokovic as the world number one.


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