Johanna Konta has climbed to a career high ninth in the world rankings while Andy Murray has closed on Novak Djokovic and Kyle Edmund is into the top 50. Cheap Vans Shoes For Sale . Kontas brilliant season continued over the weekend when she reached the final in Beijing, losing to Agnieska Radwanksa and in the latest rankings the 25-year-old climbed into the top 10 for the first time in her career.She rises fives places from 14th and is also into the top eight in the Champions Race which could see her make her debut in the season-ending WTA Finals. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ?￡6.99. No contract. Konta is the first British woman since Jo Durie in 1984 to get into he top 10 and the boom for British tennis continued in the mens rankings with Edmund and Murray making inroads on their respective targets.Murray won the China Open to a claim a fifth title of the year that sees him continue to close the gap on Djokovic - although it remains a hefty 3,695 points. Andy Murray claimed a fifth title of the season in Beijing However in the race list Murray is now just 1,555 points behind the Serb, who is defending his Shanghai Masters title this week - and with it 1,000 points.Meanwhile Edmund, who reached the quarter-finals in Beijing where he was beaten by Murray in two competitive sets, has now broken the top 50 for the first time in his career.His run means he climbs six places to 48 and cements his position as the British No 2 with Dan Evans close behind at 54 in the standings. Kyle Edmund gives Great Britain two players in the mens top 50 Elsewhere in the mens rankings Milos Raonic remains sixth but became the fourth man to confirm his place at the season-ending World Tour Finals.The Canadian, who lost to Andy Murray in this years Wimbledon final, reached the last four of the China Open in Beijing before withdrawing with an ankle injury and he joins Djokovic, Murray and Stan Wawrinka as players confirmed for Londons O2 in November. Milos Raonic joins Grand Slam winners Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka in qualifying for the World Tour Finals I have had my best ever season so far this year and it is a great reward to be one of the first few players to qualify for London, said Raonic.I love playing indoors and I look forward to finishing 2016 hopefully on a high note.Four places remain available with Kei Nishikori a hot favourite to secure the next spot, while Rafael Nadal, Gael Monfils and Dominic Thiem are also in top eight.Nick Kyrgios third title of the year sees him up a place to a career high 14th in the world and the man he beat in Tokyo, David Goffin, rises two sports to 12th.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the British Masters on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: Radwanska beats Konta in Beijing Murray wins China Open Vans Sk8 Hi Clearance . Millsap will miss Wednesday nights game against the Chicago Bulls. The Hawks say Millsap also will be held out on Thursday at Boston. Vans Sk8 Low Sale . The Raptors two leading scorers were never able to co-exist the way they hoped or the team had envisioned, but individually DeRozan was thriving, in the midst of a career season.Rory McIlroy feels there were plenty of positives to take from his first-round display at the Irish Open. The tournament host, who has missed the cut three years running in the event, briefly held a share of the lead on his way to an opening-round 67 at the K Club.McIlroy, who has never finished higher than seventh in nine appearances in his home Open, reached the turn in 32 and picked up further birdies at the 10th and 13th before carding his only dropped shot of the day with a three-putt bogey at the next. Three pars were followed by a final-hole birdie to hand the Northern Irishman outright second, two strokes behind early pace-setter Danny Willett. McIlroy mixed six birdies with one bogey during the opening day I thought I played very well, I gave myself plenty of chances, McIlroy told Sky Sports. Obviously it looks like we got the better of the conditions out there, but it was still tricky with the wind getting up.I feel like you still had to go out there and play the shots and I holed a few putts, which was nice to see. I had a little bit of a blip on 14, but apart from that obviously really happy with how I played today. This is still my third week in a row but I feel nice and fresh and coming off a three-week break after Augusta has definitely helped as well. Vans Slip On Sale. I managed myself around the golf course well and five under was a good reflection of how I played.Masters champion Willett missed the cut by a shot in the Players Championship last week in his first event since Augusta but was in much better form here.He said: It was nice coming off a pretty poor week last week, getting here Monday, and trying to get some work done with my coach, and getting everything sorted out.This is the first time I have played this golf course and its just fantastic, every holes different. Theres a few really challenging holes, a few good, fun holes.It was a good day. Played some really good golf with some birdies to start with and then started getting hot with the putter.A 65 was far beyond my expectations for today, especially after waking up and looking out the window when it was miserable and raining.Watch the Irish Open throughout the week live on Sky Sports 4 - your home of golf. Live second round coverage begins on Friday from 9.30am. 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