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Murray beats Raonic to finish third in Abu Dhabi

media Andy Murray is the first Briton to hold the position of world number one since 1973. Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

World number one Andy Murray ended 2016 by beating Milos Raonic at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship. The 29-year-old beat Raonic 6-3 7-6 (8-6) to take third place at the exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.

The Scotsman had a good start, breaking Raonic in his first two service games and taking the took the opening set.

He got until 5-3 in the second set, but then Raonic staged a small comeback before Murray took the tie-break. “It was good to finish the year with a win. It was a good match to work on returns as Milos has a strong serve,” he said.

"I still feel like Andy Murray, that feels more normal, but I am happy with the knighthood and it is a nice way to start the new year."

In Friday's semi-finals, Murray lost to Belgium's David Goffin for the first time in six meetings.

Murray, who had won all five of his previous meetings with the 11th-ranked Belgian, was beaten 7-6 (7/4), 6-4.

Murray's next stop is neighbouring Qatar for the opening week of the ATP season and two weeks out from the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of 2017.

 

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