Steffi Graf urged Andre Agassi to take job with Novak Djokovic

Andre Agassi will begin a new coaching relationship with Novak Djokovic at the French Open, and the Serbian tennis star has Steffi Graf to thank.According to Sky Sports, Agassi recently said that he turned Djokovic down when Nole first called about the job. But it was Andre’s wife, former No. 1 tennis player Graf, who told him to take the gig.“Novak called me about three weeks...
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The quest for Roland Garros changed everything for Novak Djokovic

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Djokovic hoping Agassi can inspire him back to No. 1

PARIS (AP) — Nearly a year after his slump started, Novak Djokovic is ready to reveal his new game at the French Open. The 30-year-old Djokovic won the tournament at Roland Garros last year for his fourth straight major title. That completed a career Grand Slam, but it also marked the end of his dominance. Last week, in an effort to turn things around, Djokovic said former great...
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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal could face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open in his quest for a 10th title at Roland Garros. The fourth-seeded Nadal, the only player with nine trophies from one Grand Slam tournament, will open against Benoit Paire. Nadal has been the dominant player of the clay-court season and has won 17 straight matches on his favorite surface, while...
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Novak Djokovic adds Andre Agassi as his coach

The struggles of Novak Djokovic ever since July of last year have been well-documented. These struggles just grew more and more worrying as they continued on as the Serb played at a sloppy level. The sheer number of points he has lost since topping 16,000 points after winning Roland Garros is about 10,000! It is almost as many points as world no. 1, Andy Murray currently holds. He...
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Novak Djokovic says Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open

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Report: Andre Agassi a candidate to coach Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic announced major changes to his coaching staff last week, and he has implied a big name will be joining his team. One report says that person could be Andre Agassi.The Daily Telegraph reported on Monday that Agassi is a candidate to join Djokovic’s team. Djokovic’s agent told the outlet that the group is just in the early stages of discussions with interested candidates...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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What do the Novak Djokovic firings mean?

This past Friday, Novak Djokovic parted ways with his entire coaching team. He delivered the news on his website, stating that he’s “trying to find the winning spark on the court again”. As of now, it’s unclear who will be his next coach, but these firings definitely confirm that he’s not in a good place mentally right now. The real question is will this help him get back...
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Will Novak Djokovic turn his season around?

So far, 2017 has served to be nothing but extreme disappointment for Novak Djokovic. Last year, he started strong and won the first two majors of the year, but the rest of the year was extremely disappointing for him. Going into this year, hopes were high for him to regain his standing as the world No. 1 and return to dominance, but the lower level of play has continued into this...
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Upset In Second Round Of Australian Open By Denis Itomi

Novak Djokovic’s 2017 season is off to a forgettable start. The No. 2 tennis player in the world made an early exit at the Australian Open, as the 117th-ranked player in the world, Denis Istomi, shocked Djokovic in a thrilling second-round match at the Australian Open that lasted nearly 5 hours. Istomi orchestrated arguably the most shocking upset of Djokovic’s career with an...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

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