Andy Murray who defeated David Ferrer to win Shanghai Masters Title moved to No.3 Position
Sports Current Affairs 2011. Andy Murray retained his Shanghai Masters title by defeating David Ferrer 7-5 6-4 in the final on 16 October 2011
Andy Murray retained his Shanghai Masters title by defeating David Ferrer 7-5 6-4 in the final on 16 October 2011. His victory moved him to number three in the ATP rankings. He moved to the top three for the first time since March 2010. Murraywho was as high as No 2 in August 2009.
The win in China was Murray's third title in as many weeks, following victories in Bangkok and Tokyo, where he beat Rafael Nadal in the final. He claimed the biggest tournaments in Thailand, Japan and finally the Shanghai Masters in China. He won 25 of his last 26 matches showing remarkable consistency.
Roger Federer dropped out of the top three in the ATP rankings for the first time since June 2003. Roger Federer had won the first of his 16 Grand Slam titles in July 2003.