Federer has won the sportman of the year award for the past few years. However, what should the definition entail. While I think Federer is a gracious and classy leader, I don't see why James Blake isn't considered? Now, many have said Nadal deserves the award. While his humility and graciousness are good qualities, I think the award should extend to on the court behavior. For instance, Nadal takes too much time in between points and violates the rules. Thils rules him out for me. What are your definitions? what should the criteria be? on the court and off the court? or one of the two?