Andy Murray, the 29-year-old Scottish tennis sensation, who is Great Britain’s pride, recently reached the zenith of the Emirates ATP Rankings. In other news, NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry clinched another victory. November has turned out to be a time to celebrate men who rule the courts
In the tennis scene, congratulatory messages acknowledging Murray’s feat flooded Twitter sphere. Current and former ATP World Stars sent their best to Andy Murray, the new No. 1 tennis player.
Among the well-wishers was tennis professional Boris Becker. Becker tweeted Murray congratulations, and added “Welcome to a very small club of members being the best in their profession.” Roger Federer likewise tweeted a message with an emoji of a crown.
The British Tennis organization, on the other hand, tweeted these words about Murray: “Unique, Legend, Inspirational – this is how you summed up World No.1.”
For the uninitiated in professional tennis, ATP is the governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit. The 2016 season commemorates the 27th year the ATP had administered the worldwide circuit of men’s professional tennis. The ATP Tour in 1990 introduced the “Best of 14” ranking system, where the player’s best 14 results from the previous 52 weeks counted towards his ranking.
Andy Murray is a three-time Grand Slam tournament winner; an Olympic and Davis Cup champion who represents Great Britain in sporting activities. He ranked number one bearing the British emblem in February 2006. In other news in the sporting world, NBA players Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were an unbeatable tandem as they coasted to victory in the match between Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks.
The Warriors marked a first in NBA history — having four different players shoot four three-pointers in the same game.
Stephen Curry tweeted that his recent match was stuff comprising “stories to tell the grandkids.” The 28-year-old professional basketball player earlier posted on the same social media site that “playing multiple sports” helped him become the athlete he is. Kevin Durant and Andy Murray may be nodding in approval.
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