Andy Murray targets number one ranking

Andy Murray celebrates winning the Miami Masters on March 31, 2013
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Andy Murray sets his sights on becoming the world number one after his Miami Masters win.

British number one Andy Murray has set his sights on becoming the best player in the world following his victory at the Miami Masters on Sunday.

The 25-year-old was triumphant after an epic 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7-1) win over David Ferrer that moves him up to second in the world rankings.

However, Murray is hoping that he can go one better and become the world number one before long.

"I was getting asked about [becoming world number two] quite a lot, and it's nice just to have been able to do it this week," Murray told the Jakarta Globe. "So I don't have to go into Monte Carlo or Madrid or Rome and kind of be worrying or thinking about that.

"For me it doesn't change a huge amount, but the fact that I'm moving up the rankings is a good sign. I have been winning a lot of matches. My consistency has been better over the last few months. The rankings obviously reflect that.

"So I will try and keep working hard during the clay and hopefully, you know, I can go higher."

Novak Djokovic is currently ranked number one in the world.

Andy Murray celebrates his win after beating Marin Cilic in the Miami Masters quarter final on March 28, 2013
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060
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