Williams and Djokovic ITF Champions

Updated: December 11, 2012

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams beat off competition when they were announced as the ITF men and women tennis champions for 2012. It is the second consecutive win for Djokovic, while Williams has lifted it now on 3 occasions.

Djokovic, who ended a second successive year on top of the ATP rankings, successfully defended his Australian Open title, reached the final at the French Open and US Open and claimed five other titles including the season-ending Tour Finals.

The 31-year-old Williams was unstoppable in the second half of 2012, winning Wimbledon, singles and doubles gold at the Olympics and the US Open.

Americans Bob and Mike Bryan were named men’s doubles World Champions for the ninth time in 10 years after winning Olympic gold for the first time, while Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy, winners of the French Open and US Open, became women’s doubles World Champions for the first time.