Agassi to take charge as Djokovic’s coach?

Djokovic’s agent, Edoardo Artaldi, however, said that no decision had yet been made.

Till last season, Djokovic was coached by the legendary Boris Becker, who managed to improve Djokovic’s conversion rate in major factors. Now, even Agassi has all the credentials and experience to help the world No 2 and reigning French Open champion.   -  AP

This could well be the year’s biggest development in tennis circuit. If all goes well, former World No. 1 and Wimbledon champion Andre Agassi could take charge as Novak Djokovic’s coach.

After the Serb tennis ace parted ways with his coaching staff, a report in The Daily Telegraph claims that Agassi is emerging as a surprise candidate to join Djokovic’s backroom team.

Adding fuel to the fire, even Djokovic hinted at his pre-tournament press conference in Madrid that he was looking for another ‘super coach’.

Till last season, Djokovic was coached by the legendary Boris Becker, who managed to improve Djokovic’s conversion rate in major factors. Now, even Agassi has all the credentials and experience to help the world No 2 and reigning French Open champion.

Speaking to the publication, Djokovic’s agent, Edoardo Artaldi, however, said that no decision had yet been made. “At this point there is no name to be singled out as this is just an initial stage of discussion with interested parties.”

But the process may be more advanced than Djokovic is acknowledging. It is learnt that previous coach Marian Vajda, fitness trainer Gebhard Phil-Gritsch and physio Miljan Amanovic knew their time was up a month ago.

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