Rafael Nadal won the Best Male Tennis Player award at the 22nd Annual ESPY Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
The ESPY, short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly, honors sports achievement in the past calendar year, with the winners decided by online fan balloting at the ESPN website.
Rafa came out ahead over both of his hottest tennis rivals Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Our champion was also nominated for Best International Athlete (won by Cristiano Ronaldo).
The award for Best Female Tennis Player went to Maria Sharapova.