Men



Bjorn Borg dominated in the early years of this prestigious accolade, being named the inaugural men's ITF World Champion in 1978 and following up with two more triumphs. John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl were both honoured three times apiece before Pete Sampras took over in the 1990s with six awards. Roger Federer stamped his authority by winning on five occasions between 2004 and 2009, while Novak Djokovic has dominated the last five years.


Men's singles

Novak Djokovic became Men’s World Champion for the fifth time after reclaiming the No. 1 ranking in 2015. The 28-year-old won a career-best 11 titles in 2015, ending at No. 1 in the year-end rankings for the fourth time.

He won three major titles at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open, and was runner-up at Roland Garros. He was in commanding form on all surfaces, boasting a career-best 82-6 win-loss record during the year.

Djokovic is only the second man to be named World Champion five years in a row. Pete Sampras was crowned World Champion for six straight years between 1993 and 1998. 

Djokovic will receive his 2015 award at the ITF World Champions Dinner in Paris on 31 May 2016.

Honour roll

- 2015: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- 2014: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- 2013: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- 2012: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- 2011: Novak Djokovic (SRB)
- 2010: Rafael Nadal (ESP)
- 2009: Roger Federer (SUI)
- 2008: Rafael Nadal (ESP)
- 2007: Roger Federer (SUI)
- 2006: Roger Federer (SUI)
- 2005: Roger Federer (SUI)
- 2004: Roger Federer (SUI)
- 2003: Andy Roddick (USA)
- 2002: Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
- 2001: Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
- 2000: Gustavo Kuerten (BRA)
- 1999: Andre Agassi (USA)
- 1998: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1997: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1996: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1995: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1994: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1993: Pete Sampras (USA)
- 1992: Jim Courier (USA)
- 1991: Stefan Edberg (SWE)
- 1990: Ivan Lendl (TCH)
- 1989: Boris Becker (GER)
- 1988: Mats Wilander (SWE)
- 1987: Ivan Lendl (TCH)
- 1986: Ivan Lendl (TCH)
- 1985: Ivan Lendl (TCH)
- 1984: John McEnroe (USA)
- 1983: John McEnroe (USA)
- 1982: Jimmy Connors (USA)
- 1981: John McEnroe (USA)
- 1980: Bjorn Borg (SWE)
- 1979: Bjorn Borg (SWE)
- 1978: Bjorn Borg (SWE)


Men's doubles

Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau enjoyed a breakthrough season which saw the Dutch-Romanian pairing capture their first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon.

They also won Rotterdam and the ATP World Tour Finals, capturing the season-ending title without losing a set to clinch the year-end No. 1 doubles team ranking. Both players have received support from the Grand Slam Development Fund.

Tecau said: “It is very rewarding and fulfilling to end the year as an ITF World Champion for the second time in my career. We have been improving all areas of our game, and are happy to be moving in the right direction. This is what we dream about, and it's very motivating to carry on and try and push our limits again."

Rojer said: “I’m extremely happy and glad with how the whole year went. It is very satisfying to have achieved these results with my partner Horia after putting in so much hard work.” 

Rojer and Tecau will receive their 2015 award at the ITF World Champions Dinner in Paris on 31 May 2016.

Honour roll

- 2015: Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) / Horia Tecau (ROU)
- 2014: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2013: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2012: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2011: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2010: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2009: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2008: Daniel Nestor (CAN) / Nenad Zimonjic (SRB)
- 2007: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2006: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2005: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2004: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2003: Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
- 2002: Daniel Nestor (CAN) / Mark Knowles (BAH)
- 2001: Jonas Bjorkman (SWE) / Todd Woodbridge (AUS)
- 2000: Todd Woodbridge (AUS) / Mark Woodforde (AUS)
- 1999: Mahesh Bhupathi (IND) / Leander Paes (IND)
- 1998: Jacco Eltingh (NED) / Paul Haarhuis (NED)
- 1997: Todd Woodbridge (AUS) / Mark Woodforde (AUS)
- 1996: Todd Woodbridge (AUS) / Mark Woodforde (AUS)



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