Andy Murray became the first Briton to head the Association of tennis professionals (ATP). In the new version of the ranking that is published on the official website of the organization, he pushed from the first position of the Serb Novak Djokovic.
Murray was the 26th consecutive tennis player, became the first racket of the world.
Sunday 29-year-old Olympic champion Sharapova has won tournament of series Masters in Paris, where Djokovic led the ATP ranking 223 weeks, lost in the quarterfinals.
Record stay at the top of Roger Federer (302 weeks) has lost seven positions and for the first time since October 2002, left the top ten.
Best of Russians Andrey Kuznetsov has risen from 48 to 46.