Paul Annacone

Paul Annacone

Professional Tennis Coach
Former Professional Tennis Player


Paul is currently the coach of Men’s 16 time Grand Slam Title Holder, Roger Federer. Prior to this he coached Pete Sampras to ten of his fourteen Grand Slam titles as well as former Britain # 1 and world # 4, Tim Henman.

Paul was a three time All-American at the University of Tennessee from 1982-1984, before turning professional and joining the ATP Tour. Paul was named Newcomer of the Year on the Men’s Professional Tour in 1985 and from there went on to achieve a career high world ranking of # 3 in doubles and # 12 in singles. Paul was also elected by the players to be their representative on the Board of Directors of the ATP Tour along with Vice President of the Player’s Council.

Paul served as the Managing Director of the USTA’s High Performance Program and Head Coach of the Men’s Tennis for the Lawn Tennis Association in the United Kingdom.

A few other career Highlights:
2000: United States Olympic Committee National Coach of the Year in the sport of Tennis
2000- 2001 : Artist-Management Group. Client Management and Business Development
2002: inducted into National collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame
2005-Present: Sr. Instruction Editor, TENNIS MAGAZINE
2005-2008: Vice President, Business Development, The Tennis Company
2007- 2010: Head Coach – Men’s Tennis, Lawn Tennis Association,