Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards for 2020
LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP top awards for 2020 on Monday.
Djokovic was number 1 for the sixth time at the end of the year after winning four titles, including a record at the eighth Australian Open.
The US Open champions Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are doubles No. 1.
Federer, who played just six singles all year, was the singles fan favorite for a record-breaking 18th year in a row, and Nadal received the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the third straight and fourth time in the overall standings after winning had won a 13th Roland Garros crown.
Andrey Rublev of Russia rose best from 23rd to a career high of 8 after winning five titles, more than anyone else on the tour.
Tiafoe received the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award for his social work. The American auctioned the athletes signed memorabilia for COVID-19 Relief and posted a video that united the black tennis community after the murder of George Floyd.
17-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz was the Newcomer of the Year after winning three challengers.
Vasek Pospisil is comeback player of the year after back surgery in 2019. The Canadian reached two finals and climbed to 61st place after dropping 150th place in 2019.
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