Nobody surprised at Murray-Mauresmo split

Nobody surprised at Murray-Mauresmo split: Serena Williams’ coach

Glasgow, May 10 (IANS) World No.1 women’s tennis star Serena Williams’coach Patrick Mouratoglou has said nobody is surprised with men’s No.3 Andy Murray’s split from coach Amelie Mauresmo.

The two-time Grand Slam winner and Mauresmo ended their two-year partnership on Monday.


“Everyone knows everyone in the locker rooms and players’ lounges,” Mouratoglou was quoted as saying by the BBC on Tuesday.

“Obviously something was wrong.”

Mouratoglou also poined out that Mauresmo was not present at the player’s box at the Miami Open in March where Murray exited in the third round.

In a joint statement about the end of their partnership, Mauresmo–who gave birth to her first child in August 2015, said “dedicating time and travel has been a challenge”.

“We will all miss having her around,” Murray stated.

Murray was earlier coached by Ivan Lendl, under whom he grabbed the 2012 US Open and 2013 Wimbledon titles.

“The only time in his career when he could find this extra thing to win those matches against the top three and win Slams, the Olympics, was when he was with Ivan,” added Mouratoglou.

“But even if he’s not able to make that little extra difference, with his level of play he should be most of the time in the top four.”

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here