Former Andy Murray coach Ivan Lendl was back on court earlier this week tutoring a new tennis star, Grigor Dimitrov. The Roger Federer-backed Bulgarian who dismissed longtime coach Roger Rasheed after a disappointing Wimbledon, is now openly in the market for a new coach.
And Ivan Lendl might also be looking for a new job, though he did turn down a gig with Tomas Berdych last fall.
A good match? Just a trial? Or just a one-off practice session? How would Lendl impact Grigor’s relationship with girlfriend Maria Sharapova/
A year ago Dimitrov was hovering close to a career-high No. 8. The 24-year-old is now down to No. 16 in the rankings after just two semifinals this season at Brisbane and at Istanbul.
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Well, Grigor needs a Someone – hard to see Ivan and Maria as “kissing cousins” – but who knows, maybe she needs a bit of help as well.
July 23rd, 2015 at 10:18 am