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Novak Djokovic Wins Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award

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Novak Djokovic added another trophy to his growing collection, winning the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award during a ceremony held in London on February, 6th.

The Serbian won three Grand Slam tournaments last yea – Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open – and reached No. 1 in the ATP Rankings. He achieved a 70-6 season record, which included an unbelievable 41-match winning streak, which ended in the Roland Garros semis with a defeat to Roger Federer in the Roland Garros semi-finals.

He continued his Grand Slam winning streak, by winning his fifth Major at the Australian Open in January, defeating Rafael Nadal, in one of the longest Grand Slam finals.