A History of the ATP World Number One Ranking

3gduepif0t1ugy8h4xmdoxojbzmtt2bjThis week Andy Murray, whether you like him or hate him, became the 26th man since the ATP Rankings began on the 23 August 1973 to sit as number one. It has been an incredible 7 years since Murray first peaked at number two in the rankings but the Scotsman has finally reached the highest peak. The climb to number one has been down to a stellar year where Murray won his second Wimbledon, the Olympic Games and two Masters 1000 titles. This also makes Murray the second oldest to reach number one for the first time behind Australian John Newcombe.

Check out our infographics below giving you some insight into the World Number one ranking over the years.


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