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Andy wins Sports Journalists' Association Award
Andy has continued to cap off his monumental year by being crowned by the Sports Journalists’ Association as the 2013 Sportsman of the Year.
Voted for by the country’s sports writers, editors, broadcasters and photographers Andy won the prize at a ceremony held at the Tower of London earlier today.
Andy, who became the first British man for 77 years to win the Wimbledon crown at SW19, managed to hold off an array of accomplished other sportsmen, such as Mo Farah and Justin Rose and AP McCoy.
Speaking on receiving the accolade Andy said “It means a lot to be recognised by all the sports media, in what’s been another amazing year for British sport and I’m proud to have played my part”
Despite his injury late in the season, it has been a very successful few weeks off the court for Andy, who has scooped a variety of different awards, he is also heavily in the running for the top prize at the BBC Sports Personality of The Year awards on Sunday.