Djokovic Nominated For 2016 Laureus World Sportsman Of The Year Award
Novak Djokovic has been nominated for the 2016 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. The 2012 and 2015 winner joins Usain Bolt (athletics), Stephen Curry (basketball), Lewis Hamilton (motor racing), Lionel Messi (football) and Jordan Spieth (golf) as nominees for the award.
Djokovic is coming off a career-best 2015 season, having won 11 tour-level tournaments, including three Grand Slams, a record six ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events and the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. He ended the year with an 82-6 record.
So far in 2016, the No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings has compiled a 14-1 match record, with titles at Doha and at the Australian Open. He notched his 700th tour-level win in Dubai last week.
The 2016 Laureus World Sports Awards will be presented in Berlin, Germany on 18 April.