Qatar Open: Sir Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in final

Sir Andy Murray will face defending champion Novak Djokovic in the Qatar Open final on Saturday after beating third seed Tomas Berdych in the semis. Murray won 6-3 6-4 against Czech Berdych, who needed treatment on an ankle injury after the first set. It will be the 19th ATP final meeting between Murray and the…

Murray is new world No. 1 after Raonic withdraws

By Julien Pretot | PARIS After all the battles and hard graft chasing the world number one spot, Briton Andy Murray arrived there without hitting a ball on Saturday as Milos Raonic pulled out of their Paris Masters semi-final due to a leg injury. The triple grand slam winner, who will take over from Serb…

Simon knocks out Wawrinka in Shanghai, Djokovic, Murray advance

Frenchman Gilles Simon upstaged world number three Stan Wawrinka 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, while top seeds Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray eased into the quarter-finals. Djokovic enjoyed a 6-4 6-4 win over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil while Murray was even more ruthless as he tamed 13th seed Lucas…

Novak Djokovic pulls out of China Open with elbow injury

World number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week’s China Open in Beijing because of an elbow injury. “I am extremely disappointed not to be able to compete at the China Open this year,” said the Australian and French Open champion. “I’m still recovering from my elbow injury and have been advised not to…

Stan Wawrinka stuns Novak Djokovic to win final

US OPEN: Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic with a scintillating display to win his first US Open and third Grand Slam title. Wawrinka, seeded third, won 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 7-5 6-3 to add the US title to those he had already won in Australia and France over the last two years. Serbia’s Djokovic…