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Scots wheelchair tennis star Gordon Reid to receive civic honour

Scottish wheelchair tennis player and current World No.1 Gordon Reid is to receive a civic honour on Wednesday afternoon.

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Andy Murray accepts his BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2013 in Miami, where he was training. Picture: PA

The Scots who have won BBC Sports Personality of the Year

It’s become one of the most prestigious events in the UK sporting calendar.

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Gordon Reid is world No.1 following his straight sets win against Stephane Houdet in the semi-final of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at London's Olympic Park. Picture: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty)

Win makes Scot Gordon Reid wheelchair tennis world No.1

Gordon Reid capped off a year to remember in wheelchair tennis by claiming the year-end No.1 spot with a victory over Stephane Houdet in the semi-finals of the NEC Masters.

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - FEBRUARY 03:  Captain, Judy Murray watches on with coach Anne Keothavong in a practice session during previews for the Fed Cup Europe/Africa Group One tennis at Syma Event and Congress Centre on February 3, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for LTA)

Anne Keothavong to succeed Judy Murray as GB Fed Cup captain

Anne Keothavong is to succeed Judy Murray as Great Britain’s Fed Cup captain.

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Andy Murray, aged 8. Picture: Newsflash

Gordon Scott: Even at 6, Andy Murray was making headlines

It’s a question many of us have considered. If we stumbled upon raw young talent in the flesh would we instantly spot its brilliance? And truly realise the importance of what we had witnessed?

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"I have enjoyed the last five, six months the most I have in all of my career," Andy Murray told reporters after completing the year on a high.  Picture: Julian Finney/Getty

Andy Murray: I think about winning, not a knighthood

There was no time for a party on Sunday night. Andy Murray, the newly-crowned best player of 2016 and the champion of the ATP World Tour Finals, was heading home for a decent night’s kip and a chance to reflect.

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Andy Murray poses with the ATP World Number One trophy after winning the men's singles final against Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Picture: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray: I aim to stay as world No 1

Andy Murray last night beat Novak Djokovic to win the ATP World Tour Finals and end the year as the world’s No 1-ranked player – then made it clear he intended to stay there.

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The tournament ball-kids gather round Andy Murray and his two 
trophies  one for winning the World Tour Finals and the other for finishing 2016 No 1 in the rankings.

Andy Murray slams Novak Djokovic in biggest duel of all

When the moment came, Andy 
Murray looked as if he could not believe it. He had done what seemed all but impossible just 24 hours 
earlier: he had beaten Novak 
Djokovic, he had won the ATP Finals and he was, officially, the year-end No 1.

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Andy Murray celebrates winning the championship during day eight of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at The O2, London. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to seal World No 1 spot

Andy Murray will end 2016 as world tennis No 1 after beating five-time champion Novak Djokovic to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title.

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Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares of Brazil celebrate being crowned the Number 1 Men's Doubles Team in the world after their men's doubles semi final. Photo: Julian Finney/Getty

No 1 Jamie and partner lose out in semi

Jamie Murray could not make it a family double as he and Bruno Soares suffered a disappointing defeat in the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals.

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Andy Murray gestures on court during his men's singles semi final against Milos Raonic at the ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena.  (Photo: Julian Finney/Getty

Andy Murray into the final of the ATP World Tour

One more push. One more lung-bursting effort. After 11 months on the road and 86 matches played, Andy Murray needs one more rabble-rousing result to win his first ATP World Tour Finals crown.

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Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares will finish the year on top of the world rankings.  Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Jamie Murray to finish the year as world No 1

Jamie Murray and his Brazilian partner Bruno Soares will finish the year as the world’s top-ranked doubles pair.

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Andy Murray serves to Stan Wawrinka during his straight sets win over the Swiss. Pic: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

Andy Murray storms into semis of ATP Tour Finals

To paraphrase the character in the famous diner scene in When Harry Met Sally, I’ll have what he’s having.

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Andy Murray takes a drinks break during his epic win over Kei Nishikori. Today he faces Stan Wawrinka. Picture: Getty Images

No let-up for Andy Murray as he faces Stan Wawrinka test

It is not all champagne and roses being the best player in the world.

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Jamie Murray celebrates victory after he and doubles partner Bruno Soares won through to the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty

Jamie Murray into last four in Tour Finals doubles

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares maintained their perfect record at the ATP World Tour Finals to march through to the doubles semi-finals.

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Andy Murray in action during his win over Kei Nishikori at the ATP World Tour Finals. Picture: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Andy Murray wears down Kei Nishikori to win London marathon

When you have a CV as glittering as Andy Murray’s, 
it is hard to find new ‘firsts’ to tick off. Grand slam champion? Done. Olympic champion? Done. World No 1? Done. Now what?

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Andy Murray will play Kei Nishikori today. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Team harmony helps Andy Murray feel on top of the world

The messages of congratulation have been flooding in. 
Everyone wants to let Andy Murray know how pleased they are now that he has reached the pinnacle of his sport as the world No 1.

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Roger Federer dons kilt to promote charity match with Andy Murray

Roger Federer dons kilt to promote charity match with Andy Murray

Tennis legend Roger Federer is more often than not spotted showing off his pins in shorts on the court.

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A group of young tennis enthusiasts are put through their paces at Drumchapel.

Drumchapel Tennis Club gets royal approval

With Andy Murray having risen to the dizzy heights of world No 1, Drumchapel 
Tennis Club is rising to the challenge of producing a 
host of enthusiastic youngsters ready to follow in his footsteps.

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Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates during his victory over Stan Wawrinka during the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

Andy Murray up and running in London with win over Cilic

Job done. Perhaps it was not the prettiest match nor the easiest victory but last night Andy Murray got his first win on the board at the ATP World Tour Finals. Job well done.

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