International Tennis Federation (ITF) has once again announced Novak Djokovic as the best tennis player in the world.
Djokovic came first in ITF’s selection before direct competitor Brit Andy Murray, thanks to the fact that he finished second year in a row at the first place of ATP list, successfully defending the title on Australian Open.
First racket of Serbia played also in finals of Roland Gaross and US Open, and won five ATP titles, including the final Masters of the season in London.
“I am proud to be selected as the ITF champion for second year in a row”, said Djokovic, who in 2011 had one of the most successful seasons in the history of the game, winning three out of four Grand Slams.
World’s number one stated that such season, as was the one in 2011, is not easy to repeat.
“It was very difficult to repeat such a success, but it was nevertheless a great satisfaction to win one Grand Slam, play two big finals, and win the final Masters”, said Djokovic.
Serena Williams was honored as the ITF women’s tennis champion. She took this honor for the third time in her career.