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Andy Murray has revealed that he felt the world No 1 ranking was not within his grasp up until the last couple of years. Alexander Mogilny Jersey . Reaching the final of the Paris Masters - after Milos Raonics withdrawal from their semi-final - coupled with Novak Djokovics quarter-final exit to Marin Cilic, means 29-year-old Murray will take over from the Serb at the top of the world rankings on Monday.And Murray, who first reached the No 2 spot in 2009 and has held the position for 76 weeks in total during his career, admits that it became a goal that edged closer the further up the game he got. Im very proud to have done it, he told Sky Sports. It wasnt something I dreamt of a kid. I just wanted to play tennis and become a professional tennis player and then to try and get into the top 100. Murrays magnificent year We reflect on Andy Murrays 2016 as he ascends to the top of the world rankings Once I got there, you then want to get into the top 50 and then the top 20.From No 2 to No 1 seems like a small gap. Its only one place, but it is by far the hardest one to reach and its been a long time.I thought about it a bit this year and last year, but before that it wasnt something I felt that close to. Its only been the last few months that I got close, as Novak was 7,000-8,000pts ahead of me after the French Open, so its been a great few months.The Scot becomes the the oldest first-time No 1 since John Newcombe in 1974 and had often spoken  ranking as a goal for next season. Croft: Murray worthy of top spot Annabel Croft and Peter Fleming discuss Murrays rise Murray has also been adamant that it would be reward for a sustained period of success and effort, and he reserved praise for his coaching team.Its a lot of hard work, he added. Many, many years I have been on the tour and not got there and Ive always been behind Novak, Roger [Federer] and Rafa [Nadal], who are three of the best players of all time, without question.Ive had to persevere and I have had to be very patient, keep learning and keep improving. I have done that, but its not only myself; its been with my whole team that I work with, who help me a lot.Big thanks to Jamie Delgado, as he is with me every single week of the year. Getting to No 1 takes 12 months and he has been there for every single moment, all of the ups and downs. He has helped me a lot.You can watch Andy Murray in the Paris Masters final on Sky Sports 3 from 2pm on Sunday when he takes on John Isner. Live ATP Masters Tennis November 6, 2016, 2:00pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Also See: Murray claims No 1 spot Croft: Murray worthy of top spot Murrays magnificent year Tennis on Sky Danny Gare Jersey . First off, the fans ripped the Cubbies introduction of a fuzzy new kid-friendly mascot named "Clark". Derek Roy Sabres Jersey . Emery skated the length of the ice and fought an unwilling Holtby during the third period of the Flyers 7-0 loss Friday night in Philadelphia. He was given 29 penalty minutes, including a game misconduct. But Emery did not face even a disciplinary hearing with NHL senior vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan because rules 46. . Q: Team Canada announces their Olympic roster three weeks from today. Who is general manager Steve Yzerman watching? LeBrun: Over the last 48 hours, hes taken in the home-and-home between the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche with Jamie Benn and Matt Duchene being the obvious targets.Goaltender Martin Biron announced his retirement at the age of 36 on Sunday, after playing parts of 16 NHL seasons. The New York Rangers put Biron on waivers last week, at which time he said he needed to talk to his family and friends and consider his options. Biron was assigned to the Hartford Wolfpack on Tuesday, but he did not report. "After thinking about it with my family, Ive decided to retire as a player and move on to a new chapter," Biron wrote on his verified Twitter account. "Thank you all for your support." Biron went 230-191-52 with a 2.61 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 508 games with the Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders and Rangers. He gave up nine goals on 38 shots in two appearances this season before being waived. Biron, a native of Lac-Saint-Charles, Que., played three seasons in the QMJHL for the Beauport Harfangs and the Hull Olympiques. He was the 16th overall pick of the SSabres in 1995 and started there until he was displaced by Ryan Miller and requested a trade. Rick Martin Sabres Jersey. He spent two-plus seasons with the Flyers before going to the Islanders and then serving as Henrik Lundqvists backup on the Rangers. Biron missed the start of training camp to attend to a personal situation. Not long after he arrived, the Rangers released veteran goalie Johan Hedberg from a professional tryout. His early-season struggles led to the Rangers calling up 26-year-old Cam Talbot from the AHL. New York starter Lundqvist went 2-4-0 with a 3.45 goals-against average and .890 save percentage in his first seven appearances. Birons retirement brought an outpouring of support on social media, from current and former teammates including Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto and forward Brian Boyle, Philadelphia Flyers assistant coach Ian Laperriere and Phoenix Coyotes enforcer Paul Bissonnette. Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' ' 

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