Tomas Berdych’s Next Coach Won’t Be Ivan Lendl
by Tom Gainey | October 14th, 2014, 9:51 am
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Tomas Berdych has expressed interest in having Ivan Lendl as his coach since his countryman left Andy Murray. But unfortunately for Berdych, Lendl isn’t available.

Berdych talked about working with Lendl at Wimbledon, and mentioned him again at the US Open last month. “Well, I think it’s something which I was thinking about definitely,” Berdych said in New York. “I think just needs probably the right time and timing to make it happen. Let’s see. I hope for the time is gonna come up. Fingers crossed.”

With Lendl not coming aboard, will the 29-year-old Berdych ever win a Slam? He made just one Grand Slam final at Wimbledon in 2010 and reached the semifinals at three other Slams including the 2014 Australian Open. But the Czech, who has arguably more game than 2014 Slam winners Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic, just can’t put together a complete event.

Ranked 7th, Berdych is playing in Stockholm this week hoping to make the London Finals.


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7 Comments for Tomas Berdych’s Next Coach Won’t Be Ivan Lendl

RZ Says:

No surprise here. Lendl left the Murray camp because he didn’t want to travel as much. He wouldn’t sign on to coach another player if that involved travel again.


Perfect fan Says:

My gut feeling is its going to happen shortly..probably sometime in 2015.

Lets see.


Okiegal Says:

@Perfect fan……I have the same gut feeling!!


Naderer Says:

I concur


Polo Says:

Is Berdych now the best tennis player without a major?


Steve 27 Says:

No, is Davydenko, the true GOAT!


Humble Rafa Says:

The Great Davy’s personality is greatly missed on the ATP tour. I mean, Mr. Lady Forehand, tries his best, but the Great Davy was on a different level altogether. Those type of personalities only come by once every generation.

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