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Andy Murray's road to world number one

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Andy Murray has become the world's number one tennis player for the first time in his career.

Only 26 men have held that ranking since the calculations went computerised 43 years ago.

It's the climax of an amazing year and a sign of his great career since he turned professional in 2005.

Murray's mega 12 months

  • November 2015: Helps Great Britain win the Davis Cup team event for the first time since 1936.
  • December 2015: Voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year for the second time.
  • February 2016: Welcomes first child as wife Kim gives birth to baby daughter Sophia.
  • July 2016: Becomes Wimbledon champion for the second time.
  • August 2016: Defends Olympic singles title in Rio.
  • November 2016: Becomes world number one replacing Novak Djokovic.

Click on our video to see his story so far...