Andy Murray hopes Beijing can provide springboard for jump to top spot
Andy Murray has set his sights on a strong finish to his season and with it a shot at surpassing Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings.
The world number two is in Beijing for the China Open where he is hoping to make ground on the absent Djokovic in his pursuit of the coveted position at the summit of the men's game.
A stellar 2016 so far, which has seen Murray win Wimbledon for a second time as well as reach two more grand slam finals and claim the Olympic gold in Rio, has coincided with a difficult second half of the season for his great rival Djokovic.
The Serbian, who is not playing... read more
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