Novak Djokovic (pictured) earned an honor and made a hire Wednesday. Djokovic and Serena Williams are the International Tennis Federation’s world champions for 2013. Djokovic captured the men’s award for the third straight year, and Williams took the honor for the fourth time. American twins Bob and Mike Bryan were named men’s doubles world champions for the 10th time in 11 years, while Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy took the women’s doubles award. Djokovic also announced that tennis great Boris Becker has joined his coaching staff for next season. The 46-year-old Becker, a six-time Grand Slam champion, will travel with Djokovic and other coaches to tournaments, including next month’s Australian Open. – Associated Press
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