Nadal, Serena Williams nominated for Laureus Awards

08:28, January 12, 2011      

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Spainish tennis star Rafael Nadal and American Serena Williams were nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards on Tuesday.

Nadal will compete for the award against Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, LA Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Barcelona footballers Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi.

Three-time winner Williams is up against fellow tennis players Kim Clijsters and Caroline Wozniacki, American skier Lindsey Vonn, track's Jessica Ennis of Britain and Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic.

The winners will be revealed next month.

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