Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka, Dominic Thiem and Iga Swiatek have been nominated or Laureus World Sports Awards.
20-time Grand Slam champion Nadal is one of six nominees for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award, along with Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Joshua Cheptegei, Armand Duplantis and Robert Lewandowski. The Spanish legend won the award in 2011. He has also been nominated on four other occasions (2009, 2014, 2018, 2020).
Nadal is a nominee for the Laureus World Sportsman Of The Year. Thiem is a nominee for Laureus World Breakthrough Of The Year. 👏 pic.twitter.com/Oz8gp18PXr
— ATP Tour (@atptour) February 25, 2021
Osaka is nominated for the Laureus World Sportswoman of the year, along with Anna Van der Breggen, Breanna Steward, Brigid Kosgei, Federica Brignone and Wendie Renard.
what an honor 😭🙏🏾 https://t.co/I1K56dYanN
— NaomiOsaka大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) February 24, 2021
🏆 Won maiden @WTA title at the 2020 @rolandgarros
🇵🇱 First Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title ever
🙌 Youngest women’s singles winner since Monica Seles in 1992@iga_swiatek has been nominated for the #Laureus21 Breakthrough of the Year Award ✨ pic.twitter.com/fEmNloJUyt
— Laureus (@LaureusSport) February 24, 2021
Both Swiatek and Thiem have been nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award along with Ansu Fati, Patrick Mahomes, Joan Mir, Tadej Pogacar.