Andy Murray to take over as world No. 1

Andy Murray will take over as world No 1.

Briton Andy Murray will take over from Novak Djokovic as world number one when the rankings are updated on Monday after his Paris Masters semi-final opponent Milos Raonic pulled out through injury on Saturday.

Djokovic defeat sets up Murray to go to No.1

No.1 in reach: Andy Murray is one win away from becoming the world No. 1

Novak Djokovic was dumped out of the Paris Masters in straight sets by Marin Cilic, opening the door for Andy Murray to end the Serb's two-year stranglehold on the world number one ranking.

Stosur loses opener in China

Winless since September: Samantha Stosur.

Samantha Stosur's late-season struggles have continued with a straight-sets loss in her opening match at the Elite Trophy event in Zhuhai.

Konta not quite a tennis Giant yet, but sister a 'Mummy' to be

Johanna Konta

As the new sister-in-law of GWS Giants ruckman Shane Mumford, Australian-born British tennis player Johanna Konta has a growing interest in a still-foreign game. That preliminary final loss to the Western Bulldogs? "Quite heartbreaking," says the world No.10, whose sister Eva is pregnant with the Mumfords' first (Australian) child.

Kyrgios to play at Madison Square Garden

Nick Kyrgios has moved to a career-high No.13 in the world rankings.

Controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios will line up alongside major champions Juan Martin del Potro, Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza and take part in exhibition matches at Madison Square Garden on March 6.