Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were among those who were honoured at the ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon ahead of the Nitto ATP Finals in London.
Djokovic, who will receive the 2018 year-end ATP World Tour No. 1 trophy this Sunday at The O2, was awarded the Comeback Player of the Year award after his stunning rise from No.22 in June to claim the year-end No.1. Befittingly, Marian Vajda, who coached Novak Djokovic through the rise after both men reunited in April, was named ATP Coach of the Year.
Rafael Nadal received the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for a second time, an award voted for by players, while Roger Federer won the ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite award presented by Moët & Chandon for a 16th straight year.
A pair of NextGen ATP players win in two player-voted categories, with 19-year-old Australian Alex de Minaur awarded Newcomer of the Year and 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas taking Most Improved Player of the Year honours
The BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells won the ATP World Tour’s best tournament award for the Masters 1000 category. The Fever-Tree Championships at The Queen’s Club was awarded the best tournament for the ATP 500 category, while the Stockholm Open was awarded the best tourney for the ATP 250 category.
Sue Barker of the BBC received the Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award for her long-standing contribution to the popularity of the sport.