Murray books place in World Tour Finals


Originally published on: 26/02/10 12:45

World number one Roger Federer and Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal had already qualified for the eight-man event, which takes place at the O2 Arena from November 22-29.

Murray, 22, who has enjoyed the best season of his career so far, winning five titles, said: “It’s great (to qualify). Obviously with it being in the UK this year, it’s big for me. I think qualifying is a goal for all the players. I think it shows you’ve had a very solid year and I look forward to playing.”

Murray, who will seek his first grand slam crown when the US Open begins on August 31, believes he could be battling Federer for the world number one spot when the players take to the court at the O2.

“I think there could be a battle for the number one in the world,” he said. “That’s what everybody hopes for.

“This year the Tour is very tough and it’s tight at the top. Hopefully that’s what we’ll get to see.”


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