Andy Murray closes in on Djokovic with title win in Vienna
Andy Murray beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to win the Erste Bank Open in Vienna today.
The victory secured the Scot’s seventh title of the season – a personal best – and his 42nd overall. He will usurp Serbia’s Novak Djokovic as world No.1 should he win next week’s Paris Masters and Djokovic fails to reach the final.
Murray, 29, is trying to become the oldest first-time No. 1 since John Newcombe, at 30 years of age, in 1974.
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