Without a doubt, Andy Murray will be the No. 1 player in the world for the rest of the year.
The Wimbledon champion needed to win the final match of the season to ensure his place at the top. And he did it, rather easily.
Murray beat Novak Djokovic, 6-3, 6-4, on Sunday to earn his first title at the ATP finals, and make sure he remained No. 1 until next season.
“I would like to try and stay there, obviously. It's taken a huge effort the last five, six months to get there,” said Murray, who took over the top ranking two weeks ago and has now won 24 straight matches.
“I'm aware that's going to be extremely difficult because I...