Rafael Nadal has won the ATP tour’s Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the second time, ending Roger Federer’s streak of seven in a row.
The ATP announced earlier today:
Fellow players voted Nadal as the winner of the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for a second time, recognising the Spaniard for his fair play, professionalism and integrity on and off the court. Nadal also received this honour in 2010. This season, the 32-year-old Spaniard spent 36 weeks atop the ATP Rankings and won five titles, including record 11th titles at Roland Garros, Monte-Carlo and Barcelona. Off the court, Nadal supported flood relief efforts in Mallorca.
Federer, Juan Martin del Potro and Kevin Anderson were the others nominated for the award.
ATP Awards: Comeback of the year: Novak Djokovic Most improved player: Stefanos Tsitsipas Newcomer of the year: Alex de Minaur Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award: Rafael Nadal Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award: Tommy Robredo Coach of the year: Marian Vajda Fans’ favourite singles player: Roger Federer Fans’ favourite doubles team: Mike Bryan/Jack Sock ATP Masters 1000 event of the year: Indian Wells ATP 500 event of the year: Queen’s ATP 250 event of the year: Stockholm
Source: ATP World Tour