Roger Federer wins big at ATP World Tour Awards

Federer managed to win three awards taking his total tally to 36

Roger Federer At Awards Ceremony

Roger Federer, the great swiss tennis player, managed to win to win three awards at ATP World Tour Awards presented by Moët & Chandon.

Federer has now won 36 awards sinces 2003, the most by any player. He has won “ Fans’ Favorite” for 15th straight year. He has also managed to win “Sportsmanship Award” as voted by his fellow players. He has won sportsmanship award 13 times and this was 7th consecutive award.

He grabbed “Comeback Player of The Year” award after a splendid 2017. Federer skipped the last half of 2016 after being struck by knee injury. Eventually, he dropped out of top 10 and was 17th seeded player at start of 2017. However, he managed to win 7 titles in 2017 including 2 grand slams, 3 ATP masters and 2 ATP World Tour 500s. Although he missed the entire clay season, but he managed to win Wimbledon, Shanghai Masters and Basel Open after that. He has had a remarkable year when it comes to achievements as well.

Nadal was a close call for “Comeback Player of The Year” as well, however, his comeback, although phenomenal, was not as significant as Federer’s. He was 9th seeded at start of 2017, but ended the year as number 1 seeded player. Roger Federer also had advantage in head to head against Nadal as he managed to win 4-0 in 4 encounters against Nadal this year.

His total number of awards are given below

TitlesTotal Awards Fans’ Favorite15
Sportsmanship Award 13
World Number 1 Award5
Comeback Player of The Year2
Comeback Player of The Year1

Meanwhile, Rafael Nafal won the “ATP World Tours No. 1” award as he too had an excellent year winning 2 grand slams including french open for the tenth time and us open. However, his head to head record against Federer was not good at all.

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