Paul Annacone

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Novak Djokovic  at the AccorHotels Arena ahead of the  Paris Masters. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ranked number 22 in June, Novak Djokovic has an excellent chance to be back at number one by November. No man has made it to the top from so far back (...)

Sloane Stephens poses with the  trophy after the women’s final. Photograph:  Elsa/Getty Images

Ranked 957th just last month, Sloane Stephens won the US Open on Saturday, completing one of the most remarkable comebacks in a sport where comebacks (...)

Daniil Medvedev celebrates winning the third set against Stan Wawrinka on day one of the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

Daniil Medvedev got down on his knees, kissed the Centre Court grass and drank in the moment. As maiden Grand Slam victories go, knocking out the worl(...)

Best of rivals: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the Australian Open in  2009.  Photograph: Greg Wood/AFP/Getty

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, deeply linked in their own minds and in the public’s for more than a decade, have even more in common now. Until 2016,(...)