Who is the latest former World #1 to agree to come back and coach? And when can we start watching tennis again on TV? Answers to those important questions and more …
The news over this weekend from the Federer camp is there will be two additions to his “team”… the Federers are expecting their third child this year + Stefan Edberg has agreed to be his new coach.
In the last few years, we have seen several former #1’s take on the task of working with today’s players… I believe Ivan Lendl has made a very positive impact on Andy Murray’s game; but Jimmy Connors had no time to make any impact on Maria’s game.
So let’s see what Boris Becker will do for Djokovic and what Stefan can do for the aging Mr. Federer (teach him to serve and volley?!).
No one wants to team up with the volatile John McEnroe?
In case you haven’t seen, “live” TV tennis is back again on The Tennis Channel: this weekend they have been showing (delayed) the invitational from Dubai (Djokovic, Nadal, Murray, Ferrer, Tsonga, and “that other Swiss player.”) The final is being broadcast tonight.
And on Monday, they start showing the Hopman Cup from Australia (Big John Isner and Sloane Stephens representing the US).
Colonial Start Date
In one week, the first in the Florida Super Senior Grand Prix starts at the Colonial Country Club in Ft. Myers. Entries close December 31st at 5 p.m.
And please note this from the website: The correct staring date is Monday the 6th of January for 65, 70, 75 singles. All other divisions will be later in the week.
Here is the link to the tournament website.
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