Found January 13, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
PLAYERS: Andy Murray
James Crabtree is currently in Melbourne Park covering the Australian Open for Tennis Grandstand. Ivan Lendl (R) with Andy Murray January 13, 2013 — To assume a grand slam is all about players showing up for a couple of weeks, slugging it out playing tennis before someone is crowned the title, walking away with a gargantuan check is a little misleading. An awful lot else goes on including an opportunity for coach development. At one of this year’s Australian championship pre-tournament events, 8-time grand slam champion Ivan Lendl spoke at a coach’s conference. If his own stellar career wasn’t enough justification to speak compound that by the fact he helped Andy Murray add his name to the list of grand slam champions. He informed of how their relationship started, via a link with Darren Cahill an ensuing three-hour telephone conversation then a trial practice session. The inner details of his coaching relationship with Andy Murray he would not divulge, stating “that’s between me an...
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