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As the 2019 tennis season draws to a close, it is time to look back at a huge year in which Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dominated the headlines.

In the women's game it was a different story, with four different Grand Slam winners, while young guns like Coco Gauff burst onto the scene at Wimbledon. 

Sportsmail was invited to SW19 - courtesy of Jaguar - to sit down with three of the biggest names in the sport, Milos Raonic, Tim Henman and Katie Boulter, to find out who comes out on top in their review of 2019...

Sportsmail sat down with Milos Raonic, Katie Boulter and Tim Henman (L-R) at Wimbledon

Sportsmail sat down with Milos Raonic, Katie Boulter and Tim Henman (L-R) at Wimbledon

The three Jaguar ambassadors played tennis with competition winners at the famous venue

The three Jaguar ambassadors played tennis with competition winners at the famous venue

2019 MEN'S GRAND SLAM WINNERS

Australian Open - Novak Djokovic

French Open - Rafael Nadal

Wimbledon - Novak Djokovic

US Open - Rafael Nadal 

Men's Player of the Year

Milos Raonic: I'd have to say Rafa. He's just won more events, and Novak has struggled a little bit outside of the Slams. I think Rafa has just stepped up and been a bit more consistent there. I think it shows, he's leading the race to be world No 1 and he was there in the finals in Australia as well. To have two Grand Slam wins, a final and a semi-final, that's pretty darn good. 

On a personal note, when I've been healthy, when I've been able to play, I think I've been able to play well. There haven't been many of those glimpses, so I'm just trying to figure out that equation – what's the right balance for me to be able to play, to get the most out of myself? 

I started well in Australia, played well in Indian Wells, was playing well here as well. I've had those three glimpses. It's not fun having the moments few and far between, but I've struggled with these injuries over the last couple of years. I'm trying not to get too down on myself about it, and I just need to find that rhythm and the answers to solve those issues.

Rafael Nadal won two Grand Slams and was the unanimous choice for Men's Player of the Year

Rafael Nadal won two Grand Slams and was the unanimous choice for Men's Player of the Year

Tim Henman: Yeah, Rafa. He's obviously such a phenomenal player, but it's the way he's gone about it. Earlier this year, for whatever reason, was struggling for confidence, and then had the injury at Indian Wells. 

On the clay, he was struggling by his standards. It's his mentality, the way he just breaks it down and stays in the present. He plays one shot at a time, one point at a time, game at a time, set at a time, match at a time, and he just builds that momentum. 

Really, from – he won that, won the French, played well at Wimbledon – that was a great match against Federer in the semis – and then wins in Canada and then wins the US Open. The way he won that final was just incredible, so I think that's been amazing to watch.

Katie Boulter: Rafael Nadal. Two Grand Slam victories this year now puts him only one behind Roger Federer in the all-time list. It's been amazing to be able to watch these two battle it out over the years and I hope there are a few matches and finals to come between the pair yet. 

Novak Djokovic also won two Grand Slams and enjoyed a stunning year on the court

Novak Djokovic also won two Grand Slams and enjoyed a stunning year on the court

2019 WOMEN'S GRAND SLAM WINNERS

Australian Open - Naomi Osaka

French Open - Ashleigh Barty

Wimbledon - Simona Halep

US Open - Bianca Andreescu 

Women's Player of the Year

MR: Four different Grand Slam winners, but I guess I'm biased so I'd have to say Bianca Andreescu. She hasn't had the freedom to play as much as the other girls, but when she has… to go and win Indian Wells, then to not really play anything until she gets around to Toronto, to then win Toronto, not play anything again, skip Cincinnati, then win the US Open. It's a lot of firsts for her, but also a lot of firsts for Canadian history. So I'm definitely biased but I would pick her.

TH: On the women's side, Andreescu I think. The top three players have just dominated the men's game, and some might say that's slightly predictable, but in the ladies' game it's been the opposite of that and has been so unpredictable.  

That's been going on for a long time, but I think Andreescu just seems like she's got a complete game. She's a great competitor, and I think she can improve in a lot of areas. I think she's going to be very exciting to watch. We need to find the Canadian secret, because they've got great players everywhere.

KB: This one is easy for me… Bianca Andreescu. Having suffered injury troubles last year, it's been great to see Bianca come back and move into the world top 10. 

To win the US Open at the first time of asking, against none other than Serena Williams, was an incredible achievement. 

There were four Grand Slam winners in the women's game, but Bianca Andreescu impressed

There were four Grand Slam winners in the women's game, but Bianca Andreescu impressed

Match of the Year

MR: The match of the year, I think the one that probably drew the most eyeballs was Novak and Roger here at Wimbledon. Just because of how many momentum shifts there were. And as for my match of the year, I'd say the second round at the Australian Open, when I played four tie-breakers with Stan Wawrinka.

TH: I'm a bit biased, but probably the Wimbledon final. The changing of the final set procedure, and me being involved in that decision… and then the first singles match that's ever had a final-set tie-break being the men's final, and Federer-Djokovic. Federer had two match points, it's a pretty amazing scenario, so that would probably get my nod.

KB: There were so many to choose from this year but I'm going to have to go with Federer vs Djokovic, Wimbledon Final. The match had everything and to go to a fifth-set tie-break just topped it off. 

The men's singles final at Wimbledon was another unanimous choice for Match of the Year

The men's singles final at Wimbledon was another unanimous choice for Match of the Year

Djokovic celebrates by lifting the Wimbledon trophy above his head after winning back in July

Djokovic celebrates by lifting the Wimbledon trophy above his head after winning back in July

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Favourite Tournament of the Year

MR: I would have to say Wimbledon is always far and beyond special for me. It obviously wasn't as great a personal experience for me,

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