Djokovic, Serena win ITF World Champions Award

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:54

Johannesburg: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the International Tennis Federation`s world champions for 2013, according to reports.

According to Sport24, Djokovic captured the men`s award for the third successive year, and Williams took the honor for the fourth time.

Djokovic started the year by winning a third straight Australian Open and was runner-up at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, the report said.

The 26-year-old Serb finished the season No 2 in the ATP rankings with seven tour titles, the report added.

The 32-year-old Williams won the French Open and US Open in 2013 to end the year No 1 in the WTA rankings for the first time since 2009, the report further said.

American twins Bob and Mike Bryan were named men`s doubles world champions for the 10th time in 11 years, while Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy took the women`s doubles award, the report mentioned.


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First Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 08:54

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