1. The comeback king
A year ago, Rafa was on the canvass, aches and addles everywhere, his future unknown. Out of the picture for Melbourne and his Monte Carlo clay fiefdom surrendered to Novak in April, he nonetheless stormed to his eighth French crown and second US Open with a roller-coaster force rarely seen before. The comeback king and world No.1 once more, no question.
And in December he even beat the worldʼs top player from another sport, poker, in a charity match. Novak must be s