Top of the tree: Britain's Andy Murray is eyeing top spot after usurping Rafael Nadal's world No2 status Photo: GETTY IMAGES
Andy Murray, Juan Martin dDl Potro Reach Final In Montreal -- L.A. Times
Murray moves to No. 2 in the world. Del Potro ousts Andy Roddick.
Andy Murray defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, and Juan Martin del Potro ousted Andy Roddick in the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Saturday at Montreal.
With his win, Murray will vault past Rafael Nadal into a career-high second in the ATP rankings behind No. 1 Roger Federer when the next rankings are released Monday. Nadal, returning from a knee injury, lost in the quarterfinals Friday night.
Murray ousted the seventh-seeded Tsonga, 6-4, 7-6 (8).
Del Potro beat Roddick, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. He also defeated the fifth-seeded American in a third-set tiebreaker in the final in Washington last Sunday.
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Del Potro, Murray to play for Rogers Cup -- CBC
Del Potro flexes muscles in win -- Montreal Gazette
Andy Murray reaches Rogers Cup final and becomes Britain's first ever world No2 -- The Telegraph
Murray sees off Tsonga to be No 2 in the world -- The Independent
Del Potro overpowers Roddick to face Murray in final -- National Post
No. 2 Ranking Is Nice, but Murray Has Other Plans -- New York Times