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  1. Murray beats Isner 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-4
  2. Victory gives Scot his seventh title of 2016
  3. He will become new world number one on Monday

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By Shamoon Hafez and Amy Lofthouse

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    And there we have it. Andy Murray wins his seventh title of the year at the Paris Masters and will see his name as world number one when he wakes up on Monday morning.

    What a way to do it.

    Head a read of the report

    The draw for the 2016 ATP Finals takes place on Monday, which you can follow on Sportsday Live.

    Until then.

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    idowu lawanson: Paris masters champion, world no 1, congrats Sir Andy Murray, incredible! 

    ripple: No longer will he be Andy Murray, from this day forward he will be Sir Andy Murray. What an achievement. What a year

    Andy Murray
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    Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    Paris Masters champion Andy Murray: "Congratulations to John Isner for a great week, I hope you continue this form into next year.

    "A big thank you to everyone who came to watch and made a fantastic atmosphere for us. It is also rare to warm-up in front of a full crowd.

    "To my team and my family, this has been an incredible journey to get to the top of the rankings. I could not have done it without you. They make a lot of sacrifices to allow me to compete and travel the world. I will work as hard as I can to continue getting better."

    Andy Murray
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    John Isner: "This is one of my favourite tournaments and one of my favourite cities in the world. The fans were fantastic all week.

    "Well done to Andy Murray for the title and getting to world number one in the world. What an incredible achievement.

    "Every single week I am in the same locker room as you, and see how how hard you work, you deserve it."

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    Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    Here comes Andy Murray, taking a superb looking tree trophy. 

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    Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    John Isner smiles as he collects his runners-up plate and ends the season as the number one ranked American player on the circuit.

    John Isner and Andy Murray
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    Simon Briggs

    Daily Telegraph tennis correspondent on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    It is extraordinary the way the whole season has switched. Novak Djokovic was in the ascendancy, but Andy Murray is  number one in ever way.

    He is dominant in the play, in aura, in the locker room and on the points table. No-one wants to play him, they would rather play Novak and shown why today.

    There has not been too much to warrant criticism for him this season. He lost in the second round of Miami and Indian Wells following the birth of baby Sophia. He said it gave him a better perspective on the world and this is a baby bounce.

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    Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    That's why Murray is world number one.

    Despite a setback in the second set, he held firm in the third and broke to take the title.

    What a champion.

    Andy Murray
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    Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    Murray bounces around the court with his hand in the and takes the acclaim of the Paris crowd.

  10. Game, set and match

    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 Murray

    Murray's return from the serve...

    ...and Isner hits the net.


    Andy Murray
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    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-5 Murray

    Isner's first serve goes wide...

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    Murray clips the net and then sees Isner hit the net on the next return.



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    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-5 Murray

    ACE from Isner.


    John Isner
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    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-5 Murray

    Murray doing hit utmost to thrash the ball at Isner, who keeps coming back. He is made to turn with a lob volley, but Murray's return is easy for Isner to pop into the open court. 15-30.

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    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-5 Murray

    First serve off the net and long by Isner...

    ...and the second is into the net.

    0-30. Murray TWO points away from the title.

    Andy Murray
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    *Isner 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-5 Murray

    Isner serving to stay in the final...

    ...and goes long with a volley. 0-15.

  17. The stats behind Murray's success

    We looked at the numbers behind Andy Murray's rise to number one in the world, which will be confirmed on Monday when the new rankings are released.

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    Video caption: Andy Murray becomes world number one for the first time