Murray qualifies for the elite Masters Cup for the first time and lines up for the publicity shots (top left) as one of the best eight players in the world.
He starts brilliantly, beating Andy Roddick, Gilles Simon and Federer (bottom left) for the third time in 2008 as he wins all three group matches before running out of gas against Nikolay Davydenko in the semis (right).
Roddick: "There's no question that he's improved this year. He's very confident right now, that's probably the main difference.
"He could always play tennis, always had his choice of many shots at any given time. I think he's just a little bit more confident playing on some bigger stages. I think he's really established that this year."
November 15th ranking - 4
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