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Andy Murray becomes the world number one

The 29-year-old was supposed to play Milos Raonic but the Canadian withdrew due to injury. Murray vs Wawrinka

Andy Murray celebrates after winning his quarter-final tennis match at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000

Andy Murray became the new world number one on Saturday after Milos Raonic withdrew from their Paris Masters semi-final with injury.

Raonic said he had suffered a muscle tear in his right leg, sending Murray through to face John Isner in Sunday's final.

Andy Murray of Great Britain
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Andy Murray of Great BritainDan MullanGetty Images

The walkover will see Murray, 29, move to the top of the rankings for the first time in his career after replacing long-time incumbent Novak Djokovic.


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