In a series of wins, British sportsman Andy Murray has defeated former world number one Novak Djokovic to end the season as the new holder of the top spot.

It was a bad outing for the former champion Novak Djokovic as time ran out with him being unable to defeat the aggressive new champion. Against all predictions and pre-match forecasts, the 29-year old Scot managed to emerge victorious after a grueling face off with the talented defending champion.

This is perhaps his most remarkable win over Djokovic ever since winning the first of his three grand slam titles in New York four years back. By snatching this top rank from Djokovic, Murray has confirmed to all tennis fanatics that not only is he the best player in the world statistically, he is also deserving of the number one ranking in every way. The new champion is very likely to remain in the spot into the summer of the upcoming 2017 season.

In the tough 1 hour 42 minutes match, Murray was able to defeat Djokovic with a score margin of 6-3, 6-4 to secure his very first ATP world finals tour title. Critics of the scot sportsman were surprised as there have been many unpleasant predictions spanning from the last three months to the past week.

Murray has achieved a seemingly happy ending in what has been a long, tasking and glorious year. In an interview, he said:

“Obviously, it is a very special day, I am happy to get the win today and finish the year as number 1. I never expected it.” This win came as a pleasant surprise to his fans seeing as this was the star’s fifth final in a row.