Serbian tennis star and world no.1 Novak Djokovic, who won three of four Grand Slams in 2011, has been named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year.
The world no.1 tennis player - Novak Nole Djokovic of Serbia - and the world's no.1-ranked women's golfer - Yani Tseng of Taiwan - are the United States Sports Academy's 2011 Male and Female Athletes of the Year.
Nole, who won three of the four Grand Slam titles this year, and has finished the 2011 season as world no.1, is one of 12 men nominated for the United States Sports Academy's 2011 Male Athlete of the Year.
World no.1, Serbian Novak Djokovic, is among contenders for the 2012 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award.
The no.1-ranked men's professional tennis player, Novak Djokovic, and the no.1-ranked women's professional golfer, Yani Tseng, were named the United States Sports Academy's September Athletes of the Month.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch awarded today on April 28, 2011 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade the order of St. Sava of the First Degree to Mr. Novak Djokovic, the prominent sportsman from Belgrade.
For the second year in a row, Novak Djokovic has been voted SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR in Serbia at the popularity contest Oscar. The event was held in Belgrade's Sava Center on February 1.