World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success

The Australian Open champion enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 alongside Sascha Bajin but the two have parted ways.

NAOMI OSAKA HAS split with coach Sascha Bajin, the world number one announced on Monday.

Bajin became the first recipient of the WTA Coach of the Year award after helping Osaka take her game to new heights in a breakthrough 2018.

The Japanese claimed the first WTA title of her career at Indian Wells in March, defeating Maria Sharapova, Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep en route to the title.

Osaka secured her first grand slam title at the US Open, beating Serena...
source: The42

2019-02-12 11:34
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