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AMELIE MAURESMO RUMORS

Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah to skipper Fed Cup side

PARIS (AP) The French Tennis Federation has named Yannick Noah as France's Fed Cup captain for next year. Noah, who is also France's Davis Cup captain, replaces Amelie Mauresmo. She stepped down last month because she is expecting her second child. Mauresmo had been in charge of the Fed Cup team since 2013 and guided it to this year's final, where it lost 3-2 to the Czech Republic...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mauresmo steps down as France's Fed Cup captain

PARIS (AP) Amelie Mauresmo has stepped down as France's Fed Cup captain as she is expecting her second child. Former top-ranked Mauresmo made the unexpected announcement on Monday - a day after France lost 3-2 in the Fed Cup final to defending champion Czech Republic. Mauresmo, who took over as Fed Cup captain in 2013 and also coached top-ranked Andy Murray, says her pregnancy...
Via Associated Press
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Murray-Amalie Mauresmo split is getting snippy

Few breakups ever really are mutual. Though Andy Murray and coach Amelie Mauresmo said their split after nearly two years together was “mutual,” Mauresmo told L’Equipe that the tennis star’s demonstrative on-court behavior toward his box played a large part in her no longer wanting to continue their working relationship. Mauresmo, a former world No....
Via New York Post
May 23, 2016

Amelie Mauresmo opens up about split with Andy Murray

Amelie Mauresmo opened up this week about her recent split with world No. 2 player Andy Murray. Murray and Mauresmo announced a parting of ways this month after nearly two years together. The announcement was significant because Mauresmo had made history by becoming the first female head coach for a top male pro tennis player when she was hired in 2014. Mauresmo said that the split...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Amelie Mauresmo inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) Amelie Mauresmo has been inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Mauresmo headed the 2015 class Saturday during a 75-minute ceremony on the grass courts. Joining Mauresmo were six-time Paralympic medalist David Hall of Australia and Nancy Jeffett, elected in the contributor category. The 36-year-old Mauresmo is expecting her first child in early August...
Via Associated Press
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray writes staunch defense of coach Amelie Mauresmo

Andy Murray is coached by Amelie Mauresmo. Not a typical coupling in men's tennis to have a woman coaching a superstar male. Murray advanced to the semifinals of the French Open on Thursday with a four-set win over Spain's David Ferrer. He will face world No. 1 Novak Djokovic next in a semifinal. Pretty good for a guy being coached by a woman. However, Murray in his column for L...
Via FOX Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Two-time major champ Mauresmo expecting first child

  Two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo has announced that she is expecting her first child this summer. Mauresmo, who won both the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2006, was No. 1 for 39 weeks in her career, becoming the first Frenchwoman to reach the top of the computer rankings since they were introduced in the 1970s. Mauresmo, who announced she was gay back in 1999, is now...
Via Associated Press
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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