Novak Djokovic and Noami Osaka were recognized on a global stage on Monday night, both winning a Laureus World Sports Award.

Djokovic won for Sportsman of the Year, after capturing Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open. The 31-year-old was in attendance for the awards show in Monaco. 

It's the 15-time Grand Slam champion's fourth career Laureus award, tying him with Usain Bolt.

Osaka, who won the US Open and Australian Open and rose from No. 68 to No. 1 in the span of 12 months, was honored with Breakthrough of the Year. 


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The other Laureus awards went to Simone Biles (Sportswoman of the Year), Tiger Woods (Comeback of the Year), France (Team), Xia Boyu (Sporting Moment), Henrieta Farkkasova (Sportsperson with a Disability) and Chloe Kim (Action Sportsperson).

Osaka is currently in Dubai where she lost to Kristina Mladenovic in her opening round on Tuesday.