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August 25th, 2018

Alexander Zverev Explains Hiring Of Ivan Lendl

Alexander Zverev hopes Ivan Lendl puts him over the top.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:32 pm in Coaching, US Open | No Comments »

August 21st, 2018

Alexander Zverev Adds Ivan Lendl To Coaching Team

On the eve of the US Open, Alexander Zverev has added tennis great Ivan Lendl to his team.

Posted by Staff @ 6:11 pm in Coaching | 18 Comments »

November 18th, 2017

Murray, Lendl Split Up Again

Will they be back together again or is this it?

Posted by Staff @ 12:36 am in Coaching | 5 Comments »

July 10th, 2016

Andy Murray Outclasses Milos Raonic For Second Wimbledon Title And Third Grand Slam

Raonic averaged more than 25 aces a match during the tournament leading to the final, where the Murray return limited the Canadian to eight total.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:08 pm in Wimbledon | 71 Comments »

June 16th, 2016

Ivan Lendl Says He Wants To Ruin Novak Djokovic’s Chances At A Calendar Year Grand Slam

Ivan Lendl wants to stop Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:34 am in Coaching | 84 Comments »

June 14th, 2016

Andy Murray Says Ivan Lendl Will Help Him Beat Novak Djokovic

A big part of why Andy Murray hired Ivan Lendl is to beat Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in London | 111 Comments »

June 12th, 2016

Andy Murray Is Back With Ivan Lendl

Andy Murray has a new coach, and it’s a familiar face.

Posted by Staff @ 10:09 am in Coaching | 133 Comments »

August 3rd, 2015

Ivan Lendl Apparently Declined Coaching Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov’s next coach won’t be Ivan Lendl.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:37 am in Coaching | 18 Comments »

July 23rd, 2015

Is Ivan Lendl Set To Be Grigor Dimitrov’s Next Coach? The Two Were On Court Together In Florida Yesterday

Might Grigor Dimitrov be looking at hiring Ivan Lendl as his new coach?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:10 am in Coaching | 39 Comments »

October 14th, 2014

Tomas Berdych’s Next Coach Won’t Be Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl has decided against coaching Tomas Berdych.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:51 am in Coaching | 7 Comments »

March 19th, 2014

Andy Murray And Ivan Lendl Are Over!

After 26 months, Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl have parted ways.

Posted by Staff @ 9:27 am in Coaching, Miami | 65 Comments »

December 8th, 2012

Looking Through The Years: Federer Is Better than Ever

We all know the greatness that is Roger Federer. We know that, at this point, literally every match he places bares some kind of historic significance.

Posted by Ben Pronin @ 10:11 am in 2012 Season, ATP | 221 Comments »

June 13th, 2012

Think You Can Predict the Grass Tennis Season? You’re Smokin’ It

“Grass is for the cows.”
– Ivan Lendl on skipping Wimbledon in 1982 to instead take a vacation.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:34 pm in Grass season, Tennis | 15 Comments »

March 28th, 2012

Andy Murray: It’s Been Very Beneficial Having Lendl Around, I’ve Learned A Lot Already

Andy Murray says he’s already learned a lot from new coach Ivan Lendl.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:22 pm in Miami | 4 Comments »

January 7th, 2012

Andy Murray On Bernard Tomic: “He’s Already An Excellent Player” [Video Highlights]

Andy Murray routs Bernard Tomic in Brisbane, but gives high praise to the rising teen.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:29 am in Brisbane | 8 Comments »