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Jamie Murray has reached the top of the doubles world rankings, but its been a long and winding road for the Scot who been through a mind-boggling 63 partners in 13 years. Tyler Duffey Twins Jersey . The 30-year-old has risen from 1,266 in May 2003 to world No 1 when the rankings are updated on April 4 playing alongside the likes of former Australian Open singles semi-finalist Nicolas Lapentti, two-time former French Open doubles finalist Pavel Vizner and 2002 Wimbledon singles semi-finalist Xavier Malisse to name a few.He has been riding on a crest of a wave of late with Davis Cup success quickly followed by his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open and he will now become the first British player to be officially ranked as No 1 in the world to cap off a memorable couple of years. Jamie Murray on top of world Jamie Murray will become the first British player to reach world No 1 But it hasnt been easy ride for the older Murray brother who has travelled the globe playing Future and Challenger tournaments in order to reach his ultimate goal.Here we pick out a few of Murrays doubles partners who have helped him climb to the very top of the game...Bruno Soares Jamie Murray [left] and Brazils Bruno Soares pose with the Australian Open mens doubles trophy Murray never looked like he would ever lift his first Grand Slam title - that was until he teamed up alongside Brazilian Soares at the start of this year.They reached the Doha semi-finals in their first event together and then followed that up with victory at the Sydney International before landing the coveted Australian Open doubles title just a few weeks later. Andy watches his brother Jamie win in the early hours of the morning at Melbourne Park His brother Andy couldnt stay away from Melbourne Park, despite the fact he had his own major final to prepare for, and was in the crowd at 1am to watch the doubles presentation. After the match Jamie said he had been inspired by his younger siblings success.Did it motivate me? I think so. I guess it encourages you, inspires you, when you see all the amazing things he does out on the court for the last 10 years, Murray said.You see how hard he works to get the results that he has had. Its kind of told me to kind of get a shift on, put in the time, as well, do what was necessary to try to get the best results for your career.John Peers Murray and John Peers won three titles in their first year together The Australian had been Murrays regular doubles partner since 2012 and they enjoyed a stellar time together on the ATP Tour winning in Houston, Gstaad and Bangkok in their first season together.They went on to claim a further three titles over the next two years carrying them to the season-ending ATP World Tour finals in London in December. Fleming: Jamie a great story Sky Sports tennis pundit Peter Fleming hails Jamie Murrays achievement But the downside was their struggle to close out the biggest matches - such as the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open. They were the bridesmaid on both occasions as well as a remarkable 10 times on the Tour, including six times in 2015 alone.On the decision to split with Peers, Murray said: Its kind of mutual. I think were both looking to do something else. Thats it. Thats life. We take the decision and we move on. Maybe it will turn out to be a good decision, maybe it will turn out to be a bad decision. I dont know. Thats what weve come to. We look ahead now and look forward to starting new partnerships with new players.Paul Hanley Murray [left] and Paul Hanley reached the final in Montpellier Before Peers, Murray played with 15 different partners in 2012 and enjoyed a brief spell alongside Australian Hanley, who reached the 2005 Wimbledon and 2011 Australian Open finals in mixed doubles.The pair reached the final in Montpellier that year, but lost out in two tight sets to experienced French duo Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.Andre Sa Andre Sa won the Moselle Open with Murray Murray and Brazilian partner Sa won their debut tournament with victory at the Moselle Open in Metz five years ago - but that was as good as things got.Sa had previously enjoyed success with the man Murray toppled to become world No 1 Marcelo Melo - winning five titles together.Max Mirnyi Giant Belarussian Max Mirnyi enjoyed Delray Beach success with Jamie Murray clinched his first crown with his Belarussian partner Mirnyi at the Delray Beach International in 2008, seeing off the challenge of top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan in three sets.It was so important to have won Delray, even though its not a top tier tournament, said Mirnyi. But to have beaten the Bryans in the final, that meant so much to both of us, and to the rest the field out there. We made a big statement.The partnership soon ran into trouble after a series of first-round defeats in the autumn and they abandoned their plans of striking up a regular partnership.Eric Butorac Murray [left] and Eric Butorac pose for a picture at Surbiton Tennis Club Murray lost out to the brilliant Bryan brothers at the LA Open in 2006 playing alongside American southpaw Eric Booty Butorac, but the understanding between the pair looked to be a winning combination.A year later the US-Scots pair claimed their first doubles title in a Challenger event in Dallas before going on to claim three tournament wins in San Jose, Memphis and Nottingham.Despite the success, the partnership came to an abrupt end and Murrays form went into a sharp decline, winning only four titles in the next five years.Andy Murray Andy Murray [left] and Jamie were victorious in Valencia Sibling rivalries are firmly put to one side when it comes to team tennis, as the Bryan brothers have proven. Jamie and Andy displayed instant telepathy and combination at the highest level and it all came to fruition against Belgium in Ghent.They first enjoyed success together in 2010 when they teamed up to win in Valencia. This was Jamies first win on the top level of the tour for over two years and the first time that he had won a doubles title with his brother - four years previously they lost out to top Israeli doubles pairing Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich in Bangkok. Jamie Murray [left] and Andy were Davis Cup heroes for Great Britain Their biggest achievement together arrived in the Davis Cup final in December when they were part of the first British winning team in the competition for 79 years.They remain undefeated as a pair in the team tournament with five wins from five doubles rubbers together.Watch the Miami Open on Sky Sports 3 HD - your home of tennisBy purchasing a Sky Sports Day Pass for £6.99 or Sky Sports Week Pass for £10.99, you can enjoy access to all seven Sky Sports channels and watch on a TV with a NOW TV Box or on a range of devices. Also See: Fleming: Jamie a great story Jamie Murray on top of world Kyle Gibson Jersey . The catch: It needs a lot of money, and it needs it fast. Brusdar Graterol Twins Jersey . According the Toronto Star, a knee injury will keep Sundin out of the lineup, which includes former teammates Gary Roberts, Darcy Tucker, Tie Domi and Curtis Joseph. . They had already blown a double-digit lead, fans were hitting the exits, and a long seven-game road trip waited at the end. CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):1:15 p.m.A relative says a body found in a West Virginia river has been identified as that of her sister, who disappeared after last months devastating floods.Joetta Goins-Lemons says graveside services are scheduled Friday in Smoot for her sister, 44-year-old Lisa Goins Blankenship of Renick.Goins-Lemons says that on June 23, her sister sent her two sons down the road to call their dad and tell him not to come home because the roads were getting bad. She then asked a neighbor to help get her dog out of a kennel. The neighbor was pulled underwater a few times. When he surfaced, Goins Blankenship was gone.Goins-Lemons says the body was found Saturday in the Greenbrier River more than 30 miles away.The floods killed 15 people in Greenbrier County and 23 statewide.---11 a.m.The owner of The Greenbrier resort says hes reopening the hotel to the public next week following devastating floods.Jim Justice said at a news conference Thursday in White Sulphur Springs that the 710-room hotel will open again Tuesday.Justice says he wants to get hotel employees back to work, saying were not going to heal if you dont have a job.Justice says the resort is scarred and repairing but promised we will be back.The June 23 floods lleft 15 people dead in Greenbrier County and 23 statewide. Jack Morris Jersey. The hotel closed to outside guests on June 24 but took in more than 700 flooded-out residents.The PGA Tour canceled the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament was scheduled to start Thursday at the resort.---10:30 a.m.More federal aid is on the way to help West Virginia governments pay for extensive damage done by floods that killed 23 people.Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced in a news release Thursday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved public assistance for agencies in 11 counties.The counties include Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers and Webster.The aid supports governments in debris removal, emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation and the repair, replacement or restoration of flood-damaged, publicly-owned facilities.Certain nonprofits may qualify.FEMA already has approved more than $18 million in individual assistance to help people with medical and housing support and other immediate needs.Individual aid is available in Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers, Webster and Lincoln counties. ' ' '