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Tennis: Murray wins Vienna Open to close in on No.1 spot

AFP , Sunday 30 Oct 2016
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Andy Murray beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win the Vienna Open on October 30, 2016, taking him ever-closer to the world number one ranking (AFP)
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Andy Murray continued his march towards the world number one slot by winning the Vienna Open on Sunday.

The 29-year-old Scot swept past Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) in the final to earn his seventh title of the year.

The Olympic and Wimbledon champion can take over the world number one ranking from Novak Djokovic if he wins next week's Paris Masters and the Serb fails to reach the final.

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