Thursday, June 7, 2012

ITF World Champions Dinner honours Djokovic, Kvitová, Sanchez Vicario

The International Tennis Federation hosted its annual ITF World Champions Dinner in Paris on Tuesday. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario of Spain was honoured for her outstanding contributions to the sport and received the highest prize, Philippe Chatrier Award.

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
The event was held at the Pavillon d'Armenonville and brought together over 400 members of the tennis family to honour the best performances from 2011. Novak Djokovic was awarded as the top men's single and Petra Kvitová was considered the best in women's tennis. The Bryan Brothers receive the ITF award for best men's doubles. Here's the roll of honour of the ITF World Champions:

- Philippe Chatrier Award: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)
- Men's Singles: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- Women's Singles: Petra Kvitova (CZE)
- Men's Doubles: Bob and Mike Bryan (USA)
- Women's Doubles: Kveta Peschke (CZE) and Katarina Srebotnik (SLO)
- Junior Boys: Jiri Vesely (CZE)
- Junior Girls: Irina Khromacheva (RUS)
- Seniors: Lorne Main (CAN)
- Men's Wheelchair: Maikel Scheffers (NED)
- Women's Wheelchair: Esther Vergeer (NED)

Petra Kvitová
Novak Djokovic
Bryan Brothers with Bob's daughter Micaela
(Images via Roland Garros Facebook page. Credit: FFT/ Corinne Dubreuil)

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