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Federer gets double honour from childhood idol and coach Edberg

Last updated on: November 10, 2014 14:39 IST

Roger Federer of Switzerland recieves the Moet & Chandon Stefan Edberg Sportmanship Award on Sunday

Roger Federer of Switzerland receives the Moet & Chandon Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship award at the O2 Arena on Sunday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

World No 2 Roger Federer was conferred two honours by the ATP following his victory over Canada's Milos Raonic on Sunday.

At the packed 02 Arena, the Swiss maestro was handed the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award by the man himself.

"This award means a lot to me. I try to play as fairly as I can. This is a classy sport and I try to represent it as well as I can," said Federer.

Roger Federer of Switzerland and coach Stefan Edberg with the Moet & Chandon Stefan Edberg Sportmanship Award and the Fans Favourite Award

Roger Federer of Switzerland and coach Stefan Edberg with the Moet & Chandon Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award and the Fans Favourite Award on Sunday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

The award was given to Federer following a vote-in by fellow-players. This was the 10th year that the veteran won the award.

What capped Federer's successful night was the 'Fans Favourite' award which he received alongside the earlier one.

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