The year-end ATP awards were announced last night in London, and no surprise after his remarkable comeback year, Roger Federer took home three awards. The Swiss won Comeback Player of the Year, Fan Favorite and the Sportsmanship award.
Federer has now amassed 36 career awards, matching his age. He has now won the Edberg Sportsmanship award 13 times and has been named Fan Favorite 15 straight years!
Rising star Denis Shapovalov grabbed two honors taking the Star of Tomorrow and Most Improved Player awards.
Rafael Nadal won the ATP No. 1 for his finish on top of the rankings.
2017 ATP World Tour Awards
ATP World Tour No. 1 Singles (determined by Emirates ATP Rankings): Rafael Nadal
ATP World Tour No. 1 Doubles Team (determined by Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings): Lukasz Kubot/Marcelo Melo and Henri Kontinen/John Peers
ATP Star of Tomorrow Award (determined by Emirates ATP Rankings): Denis Shapovalov
Most Improved Player of the Year (voted by ATP players): Denis Shapovalov
Comeback Player of the Year (voted by ATP players): Roger Federer
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award (voted by ATP players): Roger Federer
Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year (awarded by ATP): Horia Tecau
ATP Coach of the Year (voted by ATP coaches): Neville Godwin
ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite – Singles (voted by fans): Roger Federer
ATPWorldTour.com Fans’ Favourite – Doubles (voted by fans): Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan
Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award (awarded by ATP): Guillermo Salatino
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournament of the Year (voted by ATP players): BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells)
ATP World Tour 500 Tournament of the Year (voted by ATP players): Abierto Mexicano Telcel (Acapulco)
ATP World Tour 250 Tournament of the Year (voted by ATP players): Qatar ExxonMobil Open (Doha)
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