Djokovic, Kvitova named ITF World Champions

Updated: Dec 13, 2011, 18:25 PM IST

London: Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic have been named ITF World Champions for 2011.

Djokovic won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open in a stellar year in which took over as the top-ranked men`s player, finishing with a 70-6 overall record.

Djokovic, the first man other than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be given the award since 2003, says "starting with victory in last year`s Davis Cup final, this has been an almost perfect 12 months for me."

The 21-year-old Kvitova won Wimbledon and led the Czech Republic to victory in Fed Cup, ending a breakthrough year as the second-ranked player in the world.

Bureau Report