Found August 16, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Maria Sharapova
Ranked No. 3 in the world, Maria Sharapova heads to the US Open next week without a coach.

Sharapova fires Jimmy Connors after one match

Maria Sharapova has already fired Jimmy Connors, whom she hired a month ago, after just one match working together.

Maria Sharapova Fires Coach Jimmy Connors After One Match

  Just days away from the US Open Maria Sharapova has decided to fire coach Jimmy Connors after a first round loss to Sloane Stephens. According to Sharapova’s agent, Max Eisenbud the relationship between the two was not jelling in the few weeks they worked together following Wimbledon. Sharapova had hired Connors in mid-July after she parted ways with her longtime coach Thomas...

Connors' time with Maria was stressful

Jimmy Connors is out as Maria Sharapova's coach. If you blinked, you missed it. The partnership that started just over a month ago is over after only one actual match. Sharapova, who had been nursing injuries, played her first match since Wimbledon on Tuesday, losing to Sloane Stephens at the Western & Southern Open. Friday, Sharapova parted ways with Connors, telling TENNIS...
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