Here is how Andy Murray topped the singles rankings

Here is how Andy Murray topped the singles rankings

Andy Murray is the new world number one after Milos Raonic withdrew from their semi-final at the Paris Masters, handing him the final place he needed to secure the ranking.

At 29, the Scot is the oldest first-time number one since Australian John Newcombe in 1974.

Andy Murray has capped the best season of his career by overtaking Novak Djokovic to be crowned world number one for the first time.

Here, we look at his 2016 campaign in numbers.

7 - Number of titles won

12 - The BNP Paribas Masters in Paris marks Murray's 12th final of the year

3 - Murray won his third grand slam title at Wimbledon

2 - Success in Rio brought him a second Olympic gold medal

73 - Matches won, following a semi-final walkover against Milos Raonic in Paris

9 - Matches lost

22 - The longest unbeaten stretch of Murray's career came between the French Open in June and Cincinnati in August

5 - Murray became the first player to win five titles at Queen's Club

10,116,811 - Prize money in US dollars, prior to Paris

518 - Aces

Here, we look at Murray's career progression by ranking.

Year-end ranking:

2003 - 540

2004 - 411

2005 - 64

2006 - 17

2007 - 11

2008 - 4

2009 - 4

2010 - 4

2011 - 4

2012 - 3

2013 - 4

2014 - 6

2015 - 2

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