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Andy Murray's mother Judy Murray.

Judy Murray tweets about Andy Murray's rise to the top

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Andy Murray moved to the summit of the tennis world rankings this week after winning the Paris Masters, toppling long-standing number one Novak Djokovic in the process.

In fact, the Scot was automatically moved up without even hitting a ball as Milos Raonic pulled out of their semi-final clash due to an injury. 

The 29-year-old has since stated that he has never received more messages of congratulations for anything before, especially considering he didn't even have to play.

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Murray's mother and tennis coach Judy Murray shared the same sentiment and made her feelings clear when she posted a photo on Twitter congratulating her son. 

The picture, which shows the pair having a little celebration on what seems to be a private jet, is captioned: "Misson accomplished. #1".

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The 57-year-old is known to be an influential figure in the Wimbledon champion's career, and can be spotted at most of his games. 

From the Twitter post, it is evident that both mother and son were eager for the Olympic champion to reach top spot after Andy enjoyed an incredible year on the court. 

Murray defeated John Isner 6-3 6-7 6-4 in the final in Paris, and hopes to take this fine form into the ATP World Tour finals in London next week in order to maintain top spot heading into the new year.

Despite reaching his goal of becoming the best player in the world, two Grand Slams still elude Murray - the French Open and the Australian Open - which he will surely be aware of. 

In fact, the Brit has already expressed his desire to win the upcoming Grand Slam in Melbourne in January of next year, which would inch him closer to an incredible career Grand Slam. 

Murray has come painfully close to winning the tournament, having faltered in the finals an astonishing five times. 

With Rafael Nadal continuing his struggles with injuries, Roger Federer and Djokovic suffering slumps in form, Murray could be set to dominate the tennis scene for a while. 

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Topics:
US Open Tennis
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
Wimbledon
Tennis
Andy Murray

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