Laureus Awards 2016: Djokovic and Williams top winners
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 8:20
Tennis legends Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams claimed the top accolades at this year's Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin.
Djokovic, 28, reached all four Grand Slam finals, winning three of them, a feat emulated by Williams, 34.
Meanwhile, Paralympic swimmer of Brazil Daniel Dias was named disabled sportsperson of the year after winning seven golds at the IPC Swimming World Championships.
Following are the other winners,
Team of the Year: New Zealand, who won the Rugby World Cup
Comeback of the Year: Rugby player Dan Carter, who helped the All Blacks become champions after missing the 2011 final because of injury
Breakthrough of the Year: US golfer Jordan Spieth, who won the Masters and US Open
Action Sportsperson of the Year: German triathlete Jan Frodeno, who became World Ironman champion
Athlete of the Year: Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi
Lifetime Achievement Award: Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda
Spirit of Sport Award: Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff
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