3 Jan 2009

Murray tipped as future number one

6:01 am on 3 January 2009

The Australian tennis great John Newcombe believes Andy Murray is a future world number one.

He has also tipped the Scot to win this month's Australian Open and end Britain's 73-year wait for a grand slam champion.

The seven times grand slam winner says Murray got to number four in the world but the way he was playing at the end of the year, you'd think in 12 months time he'll be close to number one